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1. cavity

noun. ['ˈkævəti'] a sizeable hole (usually in the ground).

Synonyms

  • hole
  • quicksand
  • tar pit
  • trou-de-loup
  • hollow
  • divot
  • sawpit
  • sandpit
  • borrow pit
  • barbecue pit
  • fire pit

Antonyms

  • unbreakableness
  • softness
  • thick
  • porosity

Etymology

  • cavitas (Latin)
  • cavus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Chest Cavity

  • depravity
  • mcavity
  • gravity

Sentences with chest-cavity


1. Noun Phrase
This membrane is two layers thick and lines the chest cavity, thereby protecting the lungs.

2. Noun Phrase
The lungs are located in the chest cavity and expand and contract to push air out of the mouth.

2. cavity

noun. ['ˈkævəti'] (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body.

Synonyms

  • sinus
  • tympanum
  • nasopharynx
  • abdominal cavity
  • ventricle
  • vestibule
  • blastocoel
  • axilla
  • oropharynx
  • laryngopharynx
  • tympanic cavity
  • greater peritoneal sac
  • uterine cavity
  • pleural cavity
  • cranial orbit
  • buccal cavity
  • omental bursa
  • pelvic cavity
  • cleavage cavity
  • physical structure
  • vacuole
  • chamber
  • cecum
  • cranial cavity
  • body structure
  • peritoneal cavity
  • archenteron
  • renal pelvis
  • lesser peritoneal cavity
  • blastocoele
  • segmentation cavity
  • lumen
  • bodily cavity
  • fossa
  • cloaca
  • intracranial cavity
  • pulp cavity
  • blind gut
  • pit
  • caecum
  • mediastinum
  • structure
  • complex body part
  • eye socket
  • nasal cavity
  • locule
  • coelom
  • loculus
  • middle ear
  • pelvis
  • organic structure
  • antrum
  • pericardial cavity
  • body
  • bursa omentalis
  • amniotic cavity
  • tubular cavity
  • anatomical structure
  • abdomen
  • celoma
  • blastocele
  • pericardial space
  • socket
  • orbital cavity
  • axillary cavity
  • celom
  • thoracic cavity
  • orbit
  • cavum
  • axillary fossa
  • chest cavity
  • bodily structure
  • armpit

Antonyms

  • Heaven
  • natural object
  • thinness
  • breakableness

Etymology

  • cavitas (Latin)
  • cavus (Latin)

3. cavity

noun. ['ˈkævəti'] space that is surrounded by something.

Synonyms

  • sac
  • enclosed space
  • hollow
  • pocket
  • space
  • pouch

Antonyms

  • point of periapsis
  • natural elevation
  • fill
  • full

Etymology

  • cavitas (Latin)
  • cavus (Latin)

4. cavity

noun. ['ˈkævəti'] soft decayed area in a tooth; progressive decay can lead to the death of a tooth.

Synonyms

  • dental caries
  • tooth decay
  • caries

Antonyms

  • thin
  • hardness
  • point of apoapsis
  • periapsis

Etymology

  • cavitas (Latin)
  • cavus (Latin)

5. chest

noun. ['ˈtʃɛst'] the part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates.

Synonyms

  • breastbone
  • body part
  • female chest
  • thoracic vein
  • vena thoracica
  • musculus pectoralis
  • trunk
  • bust
  • sternum
  • area of cardiac dullness
  • pectus
  • pectoralis
  • rib cage
  • pecs
  • vertebrate
  • gall bladder
  • body
  • craniate
  • torso
  • male chest
  • gallbladder
  • breast
  • thorax
  • pectoral
  • thoracic cavity
  • thoracic aorta
  • chest cavity

Antonyms

  • porosity
  • thickness
  • thin
  • hardness

Etymology

  • cest (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. chest

noun. ['ˈtʃɛst'] box with a lid; used for storage; usually large and sturdy.

Synonyms

  • tea chest
  • pyx chest
  • pix
  • lid
  • toolbox
  • wedding chest
  • tool case
  • ammunition chest
  • pyx
  • pix chest
  • sea chest
  • hope chest
  • toy chest
  • caisson
  • coffer
  • toy box
  • tool cabinet
  • cedar chest
  • tool chest
  • treasure chest

Antonyms

  • success
  • rich
  • defend
  • artifact

Etymology

  • cest (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. chest

noun. ['ˈtʃɛst'] furniture with drawers for keeping clothes.

Synonyms

  • bureau
  • drawer
  • chiffonier
  • chest of drawers
  • piece of furniture
  • tallboy
  • commode
  • lowboy
  • dresser
  • shelf
  • article of furniture
  • highboy

Antonyms

  • breakableness
  • solidity
  • unbreakableness
  • softness

Etymology

  • cest (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. chest

noun. ['ˈtʃɛst'] the front of the trunk from the neck to the abdomen.

Synonyms

  • bosom
  • external body part
  • thorax
  • pectus

Antonyms

  • unbox
  • unclasp
  • show

Etymology

  • cest (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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