cavity Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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cavitynoun [C]

uk   /ˈkæv.ɪ.ti/  us   /-ə.t̬i/

cavity noun [C] (HOLE)

a ​hole, or an ​emptyspace between two ​surfaces: The ​gold was ​hidden in a ​secret cavity.

cavity noun [C] (TOOTH)

a ​hole in a ​tooth

cavity noun [C] (IN THE BODY)

specialized medical a ​hollowspace in an ​organ or ​bodypart: the ​uppernasal cavity
(Definition of cavity from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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cavitynoun [C]

 us   /ˈkæv·ə·t̬i/
a ​hole in a ​surface or a ​hollow inside something: the ​abdominal/​chest cavity A cavity is also a ​hollowplace in a ​tooth caused by ​decay.
(Definition of cavity from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cavity”
in Spanish cavidad…
in Vietnamese hốc…
in Malaysian lubang…
in Thai โพรง, รู, หลุม…
in French cavité…
in German der Hohlraum…
in Chinese (Simplified) 空隙, 洞, 腔…
in Turkish oyuk, kovuk, çürük…
in Russian полость, дупло (в зубе)…
in Indonesian lubang…
in Chinese (Traditional) 空隙, 洞, 腔…
in Polish otwór, pusta przestrzeń, ubytek…
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