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Seed vs. Pit

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  • Seed (noun)

    A fertilized grain, initially encased in a fruit, which may grow into a mature plant.

    "If you plant a seed in the spring, you may have a pleasant surprise in the autumn."

  • Seed (noun)

    A fertilized ovule, containing an embryonic plant.

  • Seed (noun)

    An amount of fertilized grain that cannot be readily counted.

    "The entire field was covered with geese eating the freshly sown seed."

  • Seed (noun)

    Semen.

    "A man must use his seed to start and raise a family."

  • Seed (noun)

    A precursor.

    "germ"

    "the seed of an idea; which idea was the seed (idea)?"

  • Seed (noun)

    The initial state, condition or position of a changing, growing or developing process; the ultimate precursor in a defined chain of precursors.

  • Seed (noun)

    The initial position of a competitor or team in a tournament. (seed position)

    "The team with the best regular season record receives the top seed in the conference tournament."

  • Seed (noun)

    The competitor or team occupying a given seed. (seed position)

    "The rookie was a surprising top seed."

  • Seed (noun)

    Initialization state of a pseudorandom number generator (PRNG). (seed number)

    "If you use the same seed you will get exactly the same pattern of numbers."

  • Seed (noun)

    Offspring, descendants, progeny.

    "the seed of Abraham"

  • Seed (noun)

    Race; generation; birth.

  • Seed (noun)

    A small bubble formed in imperfectly fused glass.

  • Seed (verb)

    To plant or sow an area with seeds.

    "I seeded my lawn with bluegrass."

  • Seed (verb)

    To cover thinly with something scattered; to ornament with seedlike decorations.

  • Seed (verb)

    To start; to provide, assign or determine the initial resources for, position of, state of.

    "A venture capitalist seeds young companies."

    "The tournament coordinator will seed the starting lineup with the best competitors from the qualifying round."

    "The programmer seeded fresh, uncorrupted data into the database before running unit tests."

  • Seed (verb)

    To allocate a seeding to a competitor.

  • Seed (verb)

    To leave (files) available for others to download through peer-to-peer file sharing protocols (e.g. BitTorrent).

  • Seed (verb)

    To be qualified to compete, especially in a quarter-final, semi-final{{,}} or final.

    "The tennis player seeded into the quarters."

  • Seed (verb)

    To produce seed.

  • Seed (verb)

    To grow to maturity.

  • Seed (verb)

    To ejaculate inside the penetratee during intercourse, especially in the rectum.

  • Seed (verb)

    simple past tense and past participle of see

  • 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
  • Seed (noun)

    A ripened ovule, consisting of an embryo with one or more integuments, or coverings; as, an apple seed; a currant seed. By germination it produces a new plant.

  • Seed (noun)

    The generative fluid of the male; semen; sperm; - not used in the plural.

  • Seed (noun)

    That from which anything springs; first principle; original; source; as, the seeds of virtue or vice.

  • Seed (noun)

    The principle of production.

  • Seed (noun)

    Progeny; offspring; children; descendants; as, the seed of Abraham; the seed of David.

  • Seed (noun)

    Race; generation; birth.

  • Seed (verb)

    To sow seed.

  • Seed (verb)

    To shed the seed.

  • Seed (verb)

    To grow to maturity, and to produce seed.

  • Seed

    To sprinkle with seed; to plant seeds in; to sow; as, to seed a field.

  • Seed

    To cover thinly with something scattered; to ornament with seedlike decorations.

  • 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
  • Seed (noun)

    a small hard fruit

  • Seed (noun)

    a mature fertilized plant ovule consisting of an embryo and its food source and having a protective coat or testa

  • Seed (noun)

    one of the outstanding players in a tournament

  • Seed (noun)

    anything that provides inspiration for later work

  • Seed (noun)

    the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract

  • Seed (verb)

    go to seed; shed seeds;

    "The dandelions went to seed"

  • Seed (verb)

    help (an enterprise) in its early stages of development by providing seed money

  • Seed (verb)

    bear seeds

  • Seed (verb)

    place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth;

    "She sowed sunflower seeds"

  • Seed (verb)

    distribute (players or teams) so that outstanding teams or players will not meet in the early rounds

  • Seed (verb)

    sprinkle with silver iodide particles to disperse and cause rain;

    "seed clouds"

  • Seed (verb)

    inoculate with microorganisms

  • Seed (verb)

    remove the seeds from;

    "seed grapes"

  • 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"

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