What does cavity mean?

Definitions for cavityˈkæv ɪ ti

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word cavity.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pit, cavity(noun)

    a sizeable hole (usually in the ground)

    "they dug a pit to bury the body"

  2. cavity, enclosed space(noun)

    space that is surrounded by something

  3. cavity, caries, dental caries, tooth decay(noun)

    soft decayed area in a tooth; progressive decay can lead to the death of a tooth

  4. cavity, bodily cavity, cavum(noun)

    (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body

Wiktionary

  1. cavity(Noun)

    A hole or hollow depression.

  2. cavity(Noun)

    A hollow area within the body (such as the sinuses).

  3. cavity(Noun)

    A soft area in a decayed tooth.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cavity(noun)

    hollowness

  2. Cavity(noun)

    a hollow place; a hollow; as, the abdominal cavity

  3. Origin: [L. cavus hollow: cf. F. cavit.]

Freebase

  1. Cavity

    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

  1. Cavity

    kav′it-i, n. a hollow place: hollowness: an opening.—adj. Cav′itied. [L. cavitas, -tatemcavus, hollow.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cavity in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cavity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Samuel Cammack III:

    It wasn't a strip search, it was a manual cavity search.

  2. Elizabeth Steensma:

    That strep organism, that is really common, somehow that went from his pharynx in his throat and made its way into his abdominal cavity.

  3. Kareem Abu-Elmagd:

    Everybody was excited in the operating room when we had the organs in, they fit in his abdominal cavity and the whole team was so excited that we were able to Vic with the new organs.

  4. Frank Verstraete:

    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.

  5. Van Der Beek:

    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.

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