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ˈkeɪ vɪŋcav·ing

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  1. cavingnoun

    The recreational sport of exploring caves.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Caving

    of Cave

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  1. Caving

    Caving—also occasionally known as spelunking in the United States and Canada and potholing in the United Kingdom and Ireland—is the recreational pastime of exploring wild cave systems. In contrast, speleology is the scientific study of caves and the cave environment. The challenges involved in the activity depend on the cave being visited, but often include the negotiation of pitches, squeezes, and water. In recent decades, caving has changed considerably due to the availability of modern protective wear and equipment. It has recently come to be known as an "extreme sport" by some. Many of the skills involved in caving can also be put to use in mine exploration and urban exploration.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of caving in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of caving in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of caving in a Sentence

  1. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe:

    Extremism and Islam are completely different things, we strongly demand the immediate release of the Japanese citizens unharmed ... The international community needs to respond firmly and cooperate without caving into terrorism.

  2. Jeremy Tedesco:

    Every school district in America has gotten the message, the DOE is starting to enforce it through threats of revoking funding. We get calls every week from parents and school administrators asking what can we do? They are caving because they know the federal government is going to come after them.

  3. Eugene Tan:

    It's just that these are not made public. You can imagine for the technology companies, they are also concerned about the publicity - if they are seen to be caving in to law enforcement agencies, there is always a fear that people may not use their products and services.

  4. Brandon Bissell:

    This decision is about caving to political pressure, it sends a terrible message to others in the private sector.

  5. Madelyn Linsenmeir:

    I have a really really really bad chest, like I don't know what happened to it, it feels like it's caving in, I can't even breathe.

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