Synonyms for cavities

Grammar : Noun
Spell : kav-i-tee
Phonetic Transcription : ˈkæv ɪ ti

Top 10 synonyms for cavities Other synonyms for the word cavities

Définition of cavities

Origin :
  • 1540s, from Middle French cavité (13c.), from Late Latin cavitatem (nominative cavitas) "hollowness," from Latin cavus "hollow" (see cave (n.)).
  • noun sunken or decayed area
Example sentences :
  • Or you may fill the cavities with raspberry jam, or with any sort of marmalade.
  • Extract from : « Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches » by Eliza Leslie
  • The inner parts of the net were made by him of fire, the lesser nets and their cavities of air.
  • Extract from : « Timaeus » by Plato
  • Pteropega: wing sockets or cavities into which the wings are inserted.
  • Extract from : « Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology » by John. B. Smith
  • The origin of these cavities may be discussed at a later time.
  • Extract from : « Development of the Digestive Canal of the American Alligator » by Albert M. Reese
  • This will be the stuffing with which you will fill the cavities of the twelve halves of peach.
  • Extract from : « The Italian Cook Book » by Maria Gentile
  • Into these cavities penetrated through one end of the bin 6-in.
  • Extract from : « Concrete Construction » by Halbert P. Gillette
  • Further, a mass of dried mud is full of cavities and fissures.
  • Extract from : « Fragments of science, V. 1-2 » by John Tyndall
  • The metal has been carried away, but the cavities in the marble still remain.
  • Extract from : « Museum of Antiquity » by L. W. Yaggy
  • In the other two cavities, (the many-plies and the reed,) there was absolutely none.
  • Extract from : « Delineations of the Ox Tribe » by George Vasey
  • There were, here and there, cavities in which water had formed in pools.
  • Extract from : « The King of the Mountains » by Edmond About

Antonyms for cavities

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