Automated Pit Trading (APT)

Business / Finance / Automated Pit Trading (APT): Introduced in 1989, APT is the LIFFE screen-based trading system that replicates the open outcry method of trading on screen. A.P.T. is used to extend the trading day for the major futures contracts as well as to provide a daytime trading environment for non-floor trading products.

Other Words for Pit

Pit Verb Synonyms: stone, seed, pip
Pit Noun Synonyms: hole, excavation, shaft, cavity, mine, mine-shaft, quarry, working, ditch, trench, trough

Pitch Line

Business / Machine Shop / Pitch Line: An imaginary line which passes through threads at such points that the length of the part of the line between adjacent threads is equal to the length of the line within a thread. MORE

Pitch Diameter

Business / Machine Shop / Pitch Diameter: The diameter of a thread at an imaginary point where the width of the groove and the with of the thread are equal. MORE

Pitch And Run

Entertainment / Golf / Pitch And Run: A lofted shot that is also intended to release/run/roll MORE

Pitch Mark

Entertainment / Golf / Pitch Mark: (also 'ball mark') the depression that a ball makes when it strikes the ground (usually, but not always, associated with the putting green) MORE


Entertainment / Football / Pitch-Out: A lateral tossed from a quarterback to a running back. MORE

Pitchers Best Friend

Entertainment / Baseball / Pitchers Best Friend: A double play. MORE