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Synonyms for pit

coal mine

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pit something or someone against something or someone

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the pits: terrible

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an area sunk below its surroundings

a place known for its great filth or corruption

to place in opposition or be in opposition to

a fertilized plant ovule capable of germinating

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

an enclosure in which animals are made to fight

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(commodity exchange) the part of the floor of a commodity exchange where trading in a particular commodity is carried on

(auto racing) an area at the side of a racetrack where the race cars are serviced and refueled

a trap in the form of a concealed hole

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a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate

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

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

set into opposition or rivalry

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remove the pits from

References in periodicals archive ?
Placing pit and fissure sealants (PFS) is an effective preventive measure due to the high proportional prevalence of occlusal caries, however it is often under-utilised by the profession [Manton and Messer, 1995; Simonsen, 2002].
The aims of this study were to compare, in vitro, the effect of the placement of opaque (OPS) and clear fluorescing (CFS) pit and fissure sealants (FS) on the detection of dental caries.
Pit and fissure sealants for preventing dental decay in the permanent teeth of children and adolescents.
The Economics of pit and fissure sealants in preventive dentistry: A Review.
After successfully completing seminars on pit and fissure sealants and fabrication of provisional crowns, the certified dental assistant may, under the direct supervision of the dentist, perform these duties as well.
Key words: microleakage, pit and fissure sealants, bevel, permanent teeth, buccal surface
Therefore, FS monitoring is recommended by the ADA [American Dental Association, Council on Dental Materials, Instruments and Equipment Pit and Fissure Sealants, 1987] every 6 months, and reapplication, if needed, should be performed.