from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A collapse, as of a tunnel or structure.
- n. A place where a cave-in has occurred.
- n. An act or instance of ceasing opposition or resistance: The vote was seen as a cave-in to the demands of the administration.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Alternative spelling of cave in.
- v. Alternative spelling of cave in.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A caving in of the roof strata of a mine, or of the sides of a shaft or pit, sometimes extending to the surface. Also cave.
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