Usage examples for cavity

  1. There was already a cavity in the arch, which saved labour. – A Hero of Liége by Herbert Strang
  2. 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 by John Burroughs
  3. That setting comes chiefly from the quality, and the quality arises from the shape of the pharyngeal cavity. – Seed Thoughts for Singers by Frank Herbert Tubbs
  4. Vary the shape and size of the cavity until the sound of the fork suddenly increases in volume, showing that the right adjustment for resonance has been made. – Resonance in Singing and Speaking by Thomas Fillebrown
  5. Then he touched the spring in the hilt and examined the cavity. – Lysbeth A Tale Of The Dutch by H. Rider Haggard
  6. Near it is a smaller cavity, called Reynard's Kitchen. – Castles and Cave Dwellings of Europe by Sabine Baring-Gould
  7. The sill of the window was about six inches lower than the top of the table, so that between the glass of the lower sash of the window, which had evidently never been raised, and the back of the table, there was a long narrow cavity or trough, about six inches deep, four inches wide and as long as the width of the window, the sill forming the bottom of the cavity. – The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Robert Tressell
  8. So he pulled himself along in the darkness on his back to the cavity, and sought shelter within it. – The Flag by Homer Greene
  9. He emerged from the cavity with a letter in his hand; he read the address, thrust it into his bosom, and as stealthily, but more rapidly, than he had come, took his way to his father. – Lucretia, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  10. With a beating heart he approached the decaying trunk and looked into the cavity. – A Millionaire of Rough-and-Ready by Bret Harte
  11. By day there was nothing to fear, and at night, or rather during the hours of sleep, the boatswain and one of the superiors would keep guard near the cavity, and we might rest assured that no evil could befall. – An Antarctic Mystery by Jules Verne
  12. I renewed the examination, at first hurriedly; then with order and deliberation, taking out each drawer, and feeling carefully all around the cavity left by its removal, in the hope of touching some hidden spring. – The Allen House or Twenty Years Ago and Now by T. S. Arthur
  13. 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 by Anthony Trollope
  14. The lips then closed for several seconds; they opened again, and, in a much shorter time, dropped the egg from the cavity. – New observations on the natural history of bees by Francis Huber
  15. He had, too, although it was wonderfully strange to think of himself lying on the operating table with a cavity where he right now thought, felt, knew that he was a person. – Am I Still There? by James R. Hall