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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cav·i·ty /ˈkævəti/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 cav·i·ty /ˈkævətɪ/ 名詞

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cav·i·ty n.; pl. Cavities
 1. Hollowness. [Obs.]
    The cavity or hollowness of the place.   --Goodwin.
 2. A hollow place; a hollow; as, the abdominal cavity.
    An instrument with a small cavity, like a small spoon.   --Arbuthnot.
    Abnormal spaces or excavations are frequently formed in the lungs, which are designated cavities or vomicæ.   --Quain.
 Body cavity, the cœlum. See under Body.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a sizeable hole (usually in the ground); "they dug a pit to
           bury the body" [syn: pit]
      2: space that is surrounded by something [syn: enclosed space]
      3: soft decayed area in a tooth; progressive decay can lead to
         the death of a tooth [syn: caries, dental caries, tooth
      4: (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body [syn: bodily
         cavity, cavum]