Pronunciation of Cavity
/kˈavɪti/, /kˈavɪti/, /k_ˈa_v_ɪ_t_i/
Synonyms for cavity:
leak, canal, cranny, blowhole, mold, groove, depression, toothache, foothold, slot, gulf, cell, opening, slit, rift, crevice, pinhole, trench, wormhole, tract, aperture, puncture, toehold, rent, cleft, notch, vitals, furrow, entrails, rip, viscera, chink, rut, vent, perforation, tear, pothole, nick, fissure, vessel.
Other synonyms and related words:
concavity, chink, groove, cell, notch, brace, stone, furrow, rift, canal, rent, mold, apparatus, cranny, scale, plaque, bodily cavity, toehold, channel, pitfall, fossa, cap, endocarp, puncture, leak, valve, socket, tooth decay, entrails, cut, stone pit, excavation, rip, colliery, dint, tear, aperture, opening, organic, cleft, chamber, fill, indentation, indenture, depression, vacuity, trench, passage, gash, region, slit, pocket, dip, crevice, bridge, tartar, rut, perforation, dental caries, dent, quarry, orchestra pit, draw, extract, foothold, system, gulf, caries, pothole, vent, visceral, tube, organ, fissure, abyss, enclosed space, recess, slot, vitals, amalgam, cavum, crown, pinhole, hollow.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
sunken or decayed area (noun)
tooth decay (noun)
caries, dental caries.
Usage examples for cavity:
- He appeared as if trying to catch some sound that might come from the cavity underneath. - "The Lone Ranche", Captain Mayne Reid.
- If the Wasp is entering the ground, the digging- operations, undertaken at an arbitrary point, quickly yield a cavity in which the Scolia disappears, separated from the surface by the whole track of shifted material. - "More Hunting Wasps", J. Henri Fabre.
- And he broke the cavity of the corslet, and the brazen weapon drank his entrails through; and falling in the dust, he seized the earth with the palm of his hand. - "The Iliad of Homer (1873)", Homer.