Definitions for cavityˈkæv ɪ ti
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
cav•i•tyˈkæv ɪ ti(n.)(pl.)-ties.
any hollow place; hollow.
a hollow space within the body, an organ, a bone, etc.
a hollow space or a pit in a tooth, commonly produced by decay.
Origin of cavity:
1535–45; < MF cavite < LL cavitās hollowness < L cav(us) hollow
a sizeable hole (usually in the ground)
"they dug a pit to bury the body"
cavity, enclosed space(noun)
space that is surrounded by something
cavity, caries, dental caries, tooth decay(noun)
soft decayed area in a tooth; progressive decay can lead to the death of a tooth
cavity, bodily cavity, cavum(noun)
(anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
cavity(noun)ˈkæv ɪ ti
a hole in a tooth
A hole or hollow depression.
A hollow area within the body (such as the sinuses).
A soft area in a decayed tooth.
a hollow place; a hollow; as, the abdominal cavity
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Translations for cavity
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a hollow place; a hole
The dentist said she had three cavities in her teeth; The thief hid the necklace in a cavity in the wall.
- فَجْوَه، تَجْويفArabic
- cavidadePortuguese (BR)
- der HohlraumGerman
- κουφάλα, κοίλωμαGreek
- گودال؛ پوکیFarsi
- caurums; dobumsLatvian
- gaatje, holteDutch
- hull, hulromNorwegian
- dziura, jamaPolish
- گودال؛ پوکیPersian
- дупло; полостьRussian
- dutina, priehlbinaSlovak
- hålighet, hål, kavitetSwedish
- โพรง; รู; หลุมThai
- boşluk, oyukTurkish
- 凹洞Chinese (Trad.)
- порожнина; тріщинаUkrainian
- خلا ، سوراخ، گڑھاUrdu
- 洞Chinese (Simp.)
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