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
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
Origin: [L. cavus hollow: cf. F. cavit.]
Cavity was an American sludge metal band from Miami, Florida. They formed in 1992, and they broke up around 2003. Steve Brooks and Juan Montoya would go on to play in Torche and Floor. Henry Wilson and Beatriz Monteavaro also played in Floor. Jason Landrian went on to form Black Cobra Ed Matus played Guitar on "Drowning".
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kav′it-i, n. a hollow place: hollowness: an opening.—adj. Cav′itied. [L. cavitas, -tatem—cavus, hollow.]
The numerical value of cavity in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of cavity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It wasn't a strip search, it was a manual cavity search.
There are two other species that can get chronic inflammation of the mouth. The first one is the dog and obviously we would like at treatment for dogs as well, but even more importantly humans also get inflammation of their oral cavity.
Everything that connects is vulnerable, there are little things you can do. It's like, you can be terrified of getting cavities and brush your teeth at night, but you still might get a cavity. People are hackable. Corporations are hackable.
My fellows, Songtao Shi and Stan Gronthos, did the work in my lab, songtao Shi is a dentist, and basically Songtao Shi observed that, when you get a cavity, you get what's called' reparative dentin.' In other words, the tooth is trying to protect itself from that cavity, so it makes a little bit of dentin to kind of plug the hole, so to speak.
There were times when the air quality was so bad that you would just drop to your knees and throw up, we made jokes at the time because we had no idea how serious it was.’ But Elesky says he found out when he returned home in 2005 and was told during a checkup that he had nearly 20 parasites in his body. More than a decade after his return, Elskey has suffered from myriad health issues, including plasmacytoma -- a condition where rare tumors attack soft tissue in the nasal cavity or bone marrow. He is grateful for the treatment he has received from the VA, but said the bureaucracy was difficult to deal with. Elesky said he was initially denied enrollment into the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs’ Burn Pit Registry -- which was created to research and examine the potential threats from burn pit exposure.
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- вдлъбнатина, кухина, кариес, дупкаBulgarian
- càries, cavitatCatalan, Valencian
- Gravur, Loch, Höhle, Hohlraum, Karies, AushöhlungGerman
- κουφάλα, τρύπα, κοιλότηταGreek
- caries, cavidadSpanish
- խոռոչ, խորշArmenian
- incavo, alveolo, cavità, carieItalian
- 空洞, 腔, 虫歯Japanese
- ubytek, dziura, wydrążeniePolish
- cárie, cavidadePortuguese
- кариес, впадина, полость, дыра, ямаRussian
- karies, tandröta, hålSwedish
- kev, kevilVolapük
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