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.]
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
In naval architecture signifies the displacement formed in the water by the immersed bottom and sides of the vessel.
The numerical value of cavity in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of cavity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of cavity in a Sentence
It wasn't a strip search, it was a manual cavity search.
That strep organism, that is really common, somehow that went from his pharynx in his throat and made its way into his abdominal cavity.
By constructing the mortuary cavity, people created a shared space where community members could be placed all together, without any sign of certain individuals being given primacy.
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.
A pipe device was found in his pocket with an attached clear plastic baggie that has been determined to contain cocaine, and the assailant's cavity blood sample was found to contain cocaine, alprazolam and ethanol.
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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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