How to use The-pits in a sentence
He's great fun company and he pulled me out of my funk when I was down in the pits.
Darkyn, the most powerful of all demons, wouldn.t have returned from the pits of Hell, where the Dark One banished him to lead the army to the Immortals. front door and wipe out the Council.
The traffic was the pits.
Shadows rose from the pits littering the meadow as men spilled out of hiding into the meadow.
The common wall separating the pits of the two adjoining cells is pierced by strands of protoplasm.Advertisement
Each strand of spiral or annular first-formed tracheids is called a protoxylem strand, as distinct from the metaxylem or rest of the xylem, which consists of thick-walled tracheids, the pits of which are often scalariform.
It is thickened more in some places than in others, and thus are formed the spiral, annular and other markings, as well as the pits which occur on various cells and vessels.
Railways had their origin in the tramways (q.v.) or wagon-ways which at least as early as the middle of the 16th century were used in the mineral districts of England round Newcastle for the conveyance of coal from the pits to the river Tyne for shipment.
Here the pits split into two, one part ending in a sac lined with sensory epithelium, and embedded in nervous tissue, the other projecting backwards as a long, glandular, blind canal.
Valuable salt is obtained from the pits at Dolnja Tuzla, and the southern part of Herzegovina yields asphalt and lignite.Advertisement
In a heavily-watered mine it is often necessary to establish a special engine-pit, with pumps permanently fixed, or a division of one of the pits may be devoted to this purpose.
When the coal is fired by the blast of an explosion it is often necessary to isolate the mine completely by stopping up the mouths of the pits with earth, or in extreme cases it must be flooded with water or carbonic acid before the fire can be brought under.
The great industries are coal-miningsome of the pits extending for a long distance beneath the firthiron-founding (with several blast furnaces) and engineering, but it has also important manufactures of salt, soap, vitriol and other chemicals.
At the same time a piece was cut off the park to prevent the undue contraction of the Place by the necessary bringing forward of the palace, and the pits which played a certain part in the revolution of 1830 when the Dutch defended the park for a few days against the Belgians were filled up. The Palais de la Nation was constructed between 1779 and 1783, also during the Austrian period.
The name is probably derived from the pits or cellars (foveae) in which the inhabitants store their grain.Advertisement
Fill the pits with pots of stocks, mignonette and hardy annuals for planting out in spring, along with many of the hardy sorts of greenhouse plants; the whole ought to be thoroughly ventilated, except in frosty weather.
Meanwhile mining below the bottom of the pits by means of shalts and underground tunnels had been commenced; but the full development of modern methods dates from the year 1889 when Cecil Rhodes and Alfred Beit, who had already secured control of the De Beers mine, acquired also the control of the Kimberley mine, and shortly afterwards consolidated the entire group in the hands of the De Beers Company.
Several small coal-fields rise through the Red rocks - the largest, between Stafford and Birmingham, forms the famous " Black Country," with Wolverhampton and Dudley as centres, where the manufacture of iron has preserved a historic continuity, for the great Forest of Arden supplied charcoal until the new fuel from the pits took its place.
The pits in the radial walls of the ordinary xylem-tracheids occur in a single row or in a double row, of which the pits are not in contact, and those of the two rows are placed on the same level.
In the Araucarian type of wood (Araucaria and Agathis) the bordered pits, which occur in two or three rows on the radial walls of the tracheids, are in mutual contact and polygonal in shape, the pits of the different rows are alternate and not on the same level; in this type of wood the annual rings are often much less distinct than in Cupressus, Pinus and other genera.Advertisement
He'd dealt with Darkyn a few times since the demon lord was released from his exile in the pits of Hell.
In race after race Schumacher outwits opponents by overtaking them when they are stationary in the pits.
Close behind, Gafurov comes a cropper on the pits bend, causing a stoppage.
However, there has been absolutely no attempt to lip sync the characters ' voices, which is just the pits.
The new tribune above the pits replaced the 1955 ramshackle and rundown buildings in 1991.Advertisement
On some of the firing pits you can still see the hand drawn panoramic views on the lip of the pits.
This defect is usually remedied by heating the pits by the Siemens regenerative system (see § 99); the greater FIG.
Unable to break free from his self-destructive nature, Rochester inevitably spirals into the pits of despair.
The original sinkers of the pits (about 40 in number) had been lodged in one dwelling house, ' Y Lluest '.
Edgar 's brave challenge ended when the coil gave way, causing him to splutter back to the pits.
Jump SpongeBob from snowy top to snowy top and avoid falling down the pits in between.