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  • n. Plural form of cavity.

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Examples

  • Honestly, nature isn't kind to humans, because all the progress, all the evolution, has left us with brain cavities too big to deliver easily and naturally, so we have to just stop comparing ourselves to animals who whelp themselves alone in the wild without complications.

    A, B, C-Section

  • The principal supplies of petroleum are not diffused between the planes of stratification, but are collected in cavities more or less sunken in the strata; whence the oil is less liable to be carried away by running water.

    The Action of Oil Wells

  • At this moment one of these cavities is designated as the barber's shop, another the baker's, &c.; shelves and tākches (a shelf cut in a wall) are visible in many of these recesses, which are now used by the Koords as dwellings in winter.

    Glimpses of Life and Manners in Persia

  • Gul said he was singled out in the reports because of American fears that he will expose U.S. "cavities" -- corruption, poor planning and complicity in the opium trade -- in the Afghan conflict.

    Document leak part of U.S. plot, says Pakistani ex-general with ties to Taliban

  • Dental caries, also known as cavities or tooth decay, is a communicable disease.

    Mobile dental clinic brings care to poor children in Prince George's County

  • Sure, a comfort soda a day might keep the stressors away, but the cavities will be a beast.

    Katie Hawkes: How Britney Spears Prepared Me for Grown-Up Life

  • Nicholasism for today: "I don't want the cookie, it has sugar and I don't want holes aka cavities" and he went and grabbed a green apple instead.

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • Nuwer's so-called cavities, he concluded, had actually been "incipient carious lesions," a form of early stage decay that some dentists call "microcavities."

    The Seattle Times

  • The Quad-Cavity R20 product suspends three lightweight Heat Mirror films within the IG unit, creating four independent and super-insulating airspaces, also called cavities.

  • One such facility is the company's production site in Adelaide, Australia, where Electrolux installed a fully automated production line for powder coating oven and grill interiors (also known as cavities).

    Reliable Plant Home Page

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