cavity

  1. a sizeable hole (usually in the ground)
  2. space that is surrounded by something
  3. soft decayed area in a tooth; progressive decay can lead to the death of a tooth
  4. (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body

Cavity

A hollow wall formed by firmly linked masonry walls, providing an insulating air space between.

Cavity

A hole or opening, as at the bed of a glacier. When the rate of deformation into a space behind an obstacle is less the rate of movement past the obstacle, a cavity will form.
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cavity

[n] - space that is surrounded by something 2. [n] - soft decayed area in a tooth 3. [n] - (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body
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Cavity

see CARIES.
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Cavity

A concave feature on either side of the mould into which an opposing core enters when the mould is closed. The void between the cavity and core is where the resin solidifies and forms the part. Often the A-side of a mould is referred to as the cavity side, and in the case of a part like a drinking cup, the entire A-side will be a cavity
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Cavity

The gap between the internal and external walls of a building.
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Cavity

The gap between the external and internal walls of a house, often filled with insulating material such as expanded polystyrene..
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Cavity

Usually refers to the engraving on a rotary die cutter that die cuts a single shape.
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Cavity

Cav'i·ty noun ; plural Cavities . [ Latin cavus hollow: confer French cavité .] 1. Hollowness. [ Obsolete] « The cavity or hollowness of the place. Goodwin. » 2. A hollow place; a hollow; as, the abdominal cavity . &#...
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cavity

<anatomy> A hollow place or space or a potential space, within the body or in one of its organs, it may be normal or pathological. ... Origin: L. Cavitas ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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cavity

bodily cavity noun (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body
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cavity

enclosed space noun space that is surrounded by something
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cavity

caries noun soft decayed area in a tooth; progressive decay can lead to the death of a tooth
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cavity

(kav´ĭ-te) a hollow or space, or a potential space, within the body or one of its organs. Called also caverna and cavum. the lesion produced by dental caries.
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Cavity

• (n.) Hollowness. • (n.) A hollow place; a hollow; as, the abdominal cavity.
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cavity

(L. cavitas) a hollow place or space, or a potential space, within the body or in one of its organs; it may be normal or pathological.
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cavity

cavity 1. A hollow space or concavity in an organ, part, or structure; often designating only a potential space; cavitas. 2. A hollow place or space or a potential space, within the body or in one of its organs; it may be normal or pathological. 3. A natural hollow or sinus within the body. 3. A soft decayed area in a tooth; progressive decay ca...
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Cavity

Decay in tooth caused by caries; also referred to as carious lesion.
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Cavity

A layman's term for tooth decay. Also, the dental term for the hole that is left after decay has been removed.
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cavity

Type: Term Pronunciation: kav′i-tē Definitions: 1. A hollow space; hole. 2. Lay term for the loss of tooth structure from dental caries. Synonyms: cavitas See: cave, cavitas, cavernous space
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Cavity

A small hole in one of your teeth caused by tooth decay.
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cavity

Latin cavitas = a hollow.
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cavity

A hollow area or hole. It may describe a body cavity (such as the space within the abdomen) or a hole in a tooth caused by decay.
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cavity

a hollowed out space in a tree typically used as a nest area by owls and woodpeckers
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