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Noun
/ˈpitˌfôl/,
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pitfalls, plural;
  1. A hidden or unsuspected danger or difficulty

  2. A covered pit used as a trap


  1. an unforeseen or unexpected or surprising difficulty
  2. pit: a trap in the form of a concealed hole
  3. Pitfall! is a video game released by Activision for the Atari 2600 in 1982. It is one of the best selling games ever made for the Atari 2600, with over 4 million copies sold.
  4. Pitfall is a black-and-white 1948 film noir drama directed by André De Toth. The film was based on a novel of the same name by Jay Dratler, and was titled Tragedia a Santa Monica for its Italian release.. The drama features Dick Powell, Lizabeth Scott, Jane Wyatt, and Raymond Burr.
  5. Pitfall was a Canadian game show that aired in American and Canadian syndication from September 14, 1981 to September 1982. The host was Alex Trebek and the announcer was John Barton (who also served as co-producer). ...
  6. a potential problem, hazard, or danger that is easily encountered but not immediately obvious; An anti-pattern
  7. (Pitfalls) California pitcher plant
  8. (5. Pitfalls) Can be defined as the unexpected difficulties in the decision making. But sometime one has to make the decision along with some known difficulties in future.
  9. (Pitfalls) presentation problems -- subjects don’t tell the truth, subjects don’t know, subjects don’t remember, subjects don’t care
  10. Note the capitalization of qb:DataSet, which differs from the capitalization in other vocabularies, such as void:Dataset and dcat:Dataset. This unusual capitalization is chosen for compatibility with the SDMX standard. The same applies to the related property qb:dataSet.
  11. An intellectual error that traps a researcher, perhaps forever. See the pitfalls web page for examples. See also blind alley and La Brea tar pits.
  12. a lightly covered and camouflaged hole, usually positioned singly with one or more sharpened stakes in the bottom, that's prepared as a trap for people or animals; see TIGER TRAP, TROU-DE-LOUP, BOOBY-TRAP. Also, any danger or harm for the unwary.
  13. A concealed pit to hinder attacking forces.
  14. A Pitfall a is term that helps to distinguish itself from Traps and Swindles. Proposed by IM Israel Albert Horowitz and leading Chess author, Fred Reinfeld. ...
  15. The common tendency in management circles is to assume greater knowledge than is the case – the false consensus effect. Studies confirm this. ...
  16. A pit used as a trap for animals