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Definition of "cavity" []

  • A hollow; a hole. (noun)
  • A hollow area within the body: a sinus cavity. (noun)
  • A pitted area in a tooth caused by caries. (noun)
  • A hollow space; hole (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A soft decayed area on a tooth (noun)
  • Any empty or hollow space within the body (noun)

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Use "cavity" in a sentence
  • "Pour the still clear soap into your mold until the cavity is about 2/3 of the way full"
  • "This cavity is a real help to extract the victim and also provides 150 Liters of air to breath if you are buried."
  • "But police had been searching the backyard where they found what they call a cavity, where they believe human remains had been found and had been burned even."