Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: noun

A hollow or sunken space; hole.

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Usage examples "cavity":

  1. In the woods the flying squirrels often turn him out of doors and furnish his chamber cavity to suit themselves. - "The Wit of a Duck and Other Papers", John Burroughs.
  2. There was a certain Mr. Cavity, who had acted as agent for Westmacott, and who,- if anybody on the Westmacott side had been so guilty,- had been guilty in the matter of Glump's absence. - "Ralph the Heir", Anthony Trollope.
  3. In some European countries the hive is always made from the trunk of a tree, a suitable cavity being formed by boring. - "Locusts and Wild Honey", John Burroughs.