from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having cavities; specifically, having an intestinal cavity; cavitary, as the nematoid worms or cavitaries.

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  • adj. pitted with cell-like cavities (as a honeycomb)


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  • What might the gift recipient think, on opening the box only to find a multi-cavitied cemetery for incisors?

    quenotte - French Word-A-Day

  • The ELLSON Combination Plain and Hollow Concrete Block Machine, produced in India since 1958, is an ail-steel welded device, which is manually operated and produces both plain (solid) and hollow (twin rectangular cavitied) concrete blocks of the same overall size using the same mould.

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  • And as when thick snow-flakes fly down from Jove, beneath the force of the cold, air-clearing Boreas; so from the ships were borne out crowded helmets, shining brightly, and bossed shields, strong-cavitied corslets, and ashen spears.

    The Iliad of Homer (1873)


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