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Manhole vs. Pit

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Wikipedia
  • Manhole (noun)

    A hole in the ground used to access the sewers or other underground vaults and installations.

  • Manhole (noun)

    A hole providing access to the inside of a boiler, tank etc.

  • Manhole (noun)

    A man's anus, in a sexual context.

  • Pit (noun)

    A hole in the ground.

  • Pit (noun)

    An area at a motor racetrack used for refueling and repairing the vehicles during a race.

  • Pit (noun)

    A section of the marching band containing mallet percussion instruments and other large percussion instruments too large to march, such as the tam tam. Also, the area on the sidelines where these instruments are placed.

  • Pit (noun)

    A mine.

  • Pit (noun)

    A hole or trench in the ground, excavated according to grid coordinates, so that the provenance of any feature observed and any specimen or artifact revealed may be established by precise measurement.

  • Pit (noun)

    A trading pit.

  • Pit (noun)

    The bottom part of something.

    "I felt pain in the pit of my stomach."

  • Pit (noun)

    Armpit.

  • Pit (noun)

    A luggage hold.

  • Pit (noun)

    A small surface hole or depression, a fossa.

  • Pit (noun)

    The indented mark left by a pustule, as in smallpox.

  • Pit (noun)

    The grave, or underworld.

  • Pit (noun)

    An enclosed area into which gamecocks, dogs, and other animals are brought to fight, or where dogs are trained to kill rats.

  • Pit (noun)

    Formerly, that part of a theatre, on the floor of the house, below the level of the stage and behind the orchestra; now, in England, commonly the part behind the stalls; in the United States, the parquet; also, the occupants of such a part of a theatre.

  • Pit (noun)

    Part of a casino which typically holds tables for blackjack, craps, roulette, and other games.

  • Pit (noun)

    A pit bull terrier.

    "I'm taking one of my pits to the vet on Thursday."

  • Pit (noun)

    .

    "His circus job was the pits, but at least he was in show business."

  • Pit (noun)

    A mosh pit.

  • Pit (noun)

    A seed inside a fruit; a stone or pip inside a fruit.

  • Pit (noun)

    A shell in a drupe containing a seed.

  • Pit (noun)

    The core of an implosion weapon, consisting of the fissile material and any neutron reflector or tamper bonded to it.

  • Pit (noun)

    A pit bull terrier.

  • Pit (verb)

    To make pits in; to mark with little hollows.

    "Exposure to acid rain pitted the metal."

  • Pit (verb)

    To put (an animal) into a pit for fighting.

  • Pit (verb)

    To bring (something) into opposition with something else.

    "Are you ready to pit your wits against one of the world's greatest puzzles?"

  • Pit (verb)

    To return to the pits during a race for refuelling, tyre changes, repairs etc.

  • Pit (verb)

    To remove the stone from a stone fruit or the shell from a drupe.

    "One must pit a peach to make it ready for a pie."

Wiktionary
Oxford Dictionary
  • Manhole (noun)

    A hole through which a man may descend or creep into a drain, sewer, steam boiler, parts of machinery, etc., for cleaning or repairing.

  • Pit (noun)

    A large cavity or hole in the ground, either natural or artificial; a cavity in the surface of a body; an indentation

  • Pit (noun)

    Any abyss; especially, the grave, or hades.

  • Pit (noun)

    A covered deep hole for entrapping wild beasts; a pitfall; hence, a trap; a snare. Also used figuratively.

  • Pit (noun)

    A depression or hollow in the surface of the human body

  • Pit (noun)

    Formerly, that part of a theater, on the floor of the house, below the level of the stage and behind the orchestra; now, in England, commonly the part behind the stalls; in the United States, the parquet; also, the occupants of such a part of a theater.

  • Pit (noun)

    An inclosed area into which gamecocks, dogs, and other animals are brought to fight, or where dogs are trained to kill rats.

  • Pit (noun)

    The endocarp of a drupe, and its contained seed or seeds; a stone; as, a peach pit; a cherry pit, etc.

  • Pit

    To place or put into a pit or hole.

  • Pit

    To mark with little hollows, as by various pustules; as, a face pitted by smallpox.

  • Pit

    To introduce as an antagonist; to set forward for or in a contest; as, to pit one dog against another.

Webster Dictionary
  • Manhole (noun)

    a hole (usually with a flush cover) through which a person can gain access to an underground structure

  • Pit (noun)

    a sizeable hole (usually in the ground);

    "they dug a pit to bury the body"

  • Pit (noun)

    a concavity in a surface (especially an anatomical depression)

  • Pit (noun)

    the hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed;

    "you should remove the stones from prunes before cooking"

  • Pit (noun)

    a trap in the form of a concealed hole

  • Pit (noun)

    a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate;

    "a British term for `quarry' is `stone pit'"

  • Pit (noun)

    lowered area in front of a stage where an orchestra accompanies the performers

  • Pit (noun)

    a workplace consisting of a coal mine plus all the buildings and equipment connected with it

  • Pit (verb)

    set into opposition or rivalry;

    "let them match their best athletes against ours"

    "pit a chess player against the Russian champion"

    "He plays his two children off against each other"

  • Pit (verb)

    mark with a scar;

    "The skin disease scarred his face permanently"

  • Pit (verb)

    remove the pits from;

    "pit plums and cherries"

Princeton's WordNet

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