cavity

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French cavité, from Late Latin cavitas, from Latin cavus (hollow), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱówHwos, from root Proto-Indo-European *ḱówH-

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cavity (plural cavities)

  1. A hole or hollow depression.
  2. A hollow area within the body (such as the sinuses).
  3. (dentistry) A soft area in a decayed tooth.

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • buccal cavity
  • cavity back
  • cavity batten
  • cavity coupling
  • cavity fill
  • cavity filter
  • cavity impedence
  • cavity magnetron
  • cavity oscillator
  • cavity radiator
  • cavity resonance
  • cavity tray
  • cavity tuning
  • cavity vent
  • cavity wall
  • oral cavity

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Last modified on 7 April 2014, at 18:28