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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CAVITY

Suddenly, he poked his head down to the very bottom of this cavity.

Within the cavity lay a sword, with a golden hilt, and a pair of sandals.

Then fill up the cavity with marmalade, or with lemon and sugar.

And he bent forward and compelled her also to stoop over the cavity.

One of the peasants was throwing the first shovelful of earth into the cavity.

The subgleba broad, occupying about one-third of the cavity.

Wherever a cavity forms in the body lymph is liable to enter it.

All the interior of the net he made of fire, but the lesser weels and their cavity, of air.

The Cistudo enlarges the cavity with the help of its posterior legs.

Epithelium: the layer of cells which covers a surface or lines a cavity.

WORD ORIGIN

1540s, from Middle French cavité (13c.), from Late Latin cavitatem (nominative cavitas) "hollowness," from Latin cavus "hollow" (see cave (n.)).

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