What does cavity mean?

Definitions for cavity
ˈkæv ɪ ticav·i·ty

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

    Etymology: [L. cavus hollow: cf. F. cavit.]

  2. Cavity(noun)

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

    Etymology: [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.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. cavity

    In naval architecture signifies the displacement formed in the water by the immersed bottom and sides of the vessel.

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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

Examples of cavity in a Sentence

  1. Siddharth Lakhotia:

    Air and blood flooded the chest cavity. The local police provided the medical facility with great readiness, when this patient came to us, he was unconscious. It seemed almost impossible that he would survive. The only way to save him was to remove the rod by surgery and pray to God.

  2. Bobby Elesky:

    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.

  3. Samuel Cammack III:

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

  4. Stephanie Baker:

    This find really challenged us. We compared the assembled skullcap to all of the other examples of hominins in the Cradle area. Eventually, its teardrop shape and relatively big brain cavity meant we were looking at Homo erectus.

  5. Thomas Steinemann:

    Conjunctiva is modified mucus membrane, like the inside of your mouth or the inside of your nose or nasal cavity and pharynx, it's moist and nice and hospitable for viruses, in fact there's lots of organisms that can stick very readily to Thomas Steinemann conjunctiva, or for that matter, stick on a contact lens that is also resting on Thomas Steinemann conjunctiva.

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    a convex shape that narrows toward a point
    • A. taper
    • B. profaneness
    • C. calcaneus
    • D. tithe

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