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borrow pit[′bä·rō ‚pit]
An excavation dug to provide material (borrow) for fill elsewhere.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
A bank or pit from which earth is taken for use as fill elsewhere.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.