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Definitions of cavity:

part of speech: noun

A hole; a rounded depression.

part of speech: noun

A hollow space.

Usage examples for cavity:

  • He felt a cavity just before him, but the thicket was so dense that he could see nothing. "Not Quite Eighteen", Susan Coolidge
  • In young subjects, infective processes result chiefly from extension of disease from the upper epiphysial junction of the humerus, which is partly included within the limits of the synovial cavity "Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition.", Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  • He succeeded, however, and had actually made a cavity that might contain more than a quart of water, when the first large drop fell from the heavens. "Jack Tier or The Florida Reef", James Fenimore Cooper

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