Pitman meaning

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(person) 1813-97; Eng. inventor of a system of shorthand.
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A worker employed inside a pit in various industrial operations, as in a coal mine.
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A person who works in a pit; esp., a coal miner.
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A type of connecting rod that changes axial motion into linear motion, as in a steering system.
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One who works in a pit, as in mining, in sawing timber, etc.
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A connecting rod in machinery, especially in a sawmill.
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