inspection pit

inspection pit
A pit in the floor of a garage providing working space underneath a vehicle

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • inspection pit — noun A narrow pit or trench over which a vehicle can be parked and conveniently worked on from beneath. Syn: grease pit …   Wiktionary

  • pit — pit1 [pıt] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(hole)¦ 2¦(mine)¦ 3¦(mark)¦ 4¦(untidy place)¦ 5 be the pits 6 in/at the pit of your stomach 7¦(car racing)¦ 8¦(in a theatre)¦ 9¦(in a garage)¦ 10 a/the pit of something …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pit — [1] Area at a race track for fuelling, tire changing, making mechanical repairs, etc. [2] Small craters in the surface of metal. See cockpit inspection pit …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Pit stop — For the technique to cause a car to spin around (and stop) quickly, see PIT maneuver. For other uses, see Pitstop. Indianapolis Motor Speedway Formula 1 pit lane and garages (right) adjacent to the oval racing lane …   Wikipedia

  • pit — I. /pɪt / (say pit) noun 1. a hole or cavity in the ground. 2. a covered or concealed excavation in the ground to serve as a trap; pitfall. 3. Mining a. an excavation made in digging for some mineral deposit. b. the shaft of a coalmine. c. the… …  

  • grease pit — noun A narrow pit or trench over which a vehicle can be driven and conveniently worked on from beneath. Syn: inspection pit …   Wiktionary

  • Minnie Pit Disaster — The Minnie Pit disaster was a coal mining accident in Halmer End, Staffordshire, UK in which 155 men died. The disaster took place on 12 January 1918, at the height of the Great War. The disaster, which was caused by an explosion due to firedamp …   Wikipedia

  • Bahnbetriebswerk (steam locomotives) — A Bahnbetriebswerk (also abbreviated to Betriebswerk, Bw or BW) is the German term for a depot where the maintenance of railway locomotives and other rolling stock is carried out. It is roughly equivalent to a locomotive shed, running shed or… …   Wikipedia

  • Dover Corporation Tramways — lines shown as built Legend …   Wikipedia

  • Arbeitsgrube — (ash pit, cinder pit, clinker pit, inspection pit, cleaning pit; fosse à piquer le feu, fosse de visite, fosse à escarbilles, fosse de nettoyage; fossa per la brace, fossa a fuoco, fossa d estinzione, fossa di lavaggio), auch Aschen , Putz ,… …   Enzyklopädie des Eisenbahnwesens

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