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PITTING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does pitting mean? 

PITTING (noun)
  The noun PITTING has 1 sense:

1. the formation of small pits in a surface as a consequence of corrosion

  Familiarity information: PITTING used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PITTING (noun)


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Meaning:

The formation of small pits in a surface as a consequence of corrosion

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural processes

Synonyms:

pitting; indentation; roughness

Hypernyms ("pitting" is a kind of...):

corroding; corrosion; erosion (erosion by chemical action)


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