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Слово "cavity". Англо-русский словарь Мюллера

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  1. cavity [ˈkævɪtɪ]существительное
    1. впадина; полость

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      1. The report of the weapon had the usual sharp, short sound of the rifle: but when a few moments of silence had succeeded the sudden crack, during which the noise was floating in air across the water, it reached the rocks of the opposite mountain, where the vibrations accumulated, and were rolled from cavity to cavity for miles along the hills, seeming to awaken the sleeping thunders of the woods.
        Выстрел прозвучал, как всегда, коротко и отрывисто. Затем на несколько мгновений наступила тишина, пока звук, летевший по воздуху над водой, не достиг утесов на противоположном берегу. Здесь колебания воздушных волн умножились и прокатились от одной впадины к другой на целые мили вдоль холмов, как бы пробуждая спящие в лесах громы.
        Зверобой. Джеймс Фенимор Купер, стр. 47
      2. ‘Who’s they?’ Dunbar demanded suspiciously. In a bed in the small private section at the end of the ward, always working ceaselessly behind the green plyboard partition, was the solemn middle-aged colonel who was visited every day by a gentle, sweet-faced woman with curly ash-blond hair who was not a nurse and not a Wac and not a Red Cross girl but who nevertheless appeared faithfully at the hospital in Pianosa each afternoon wearing pretty pastel summer dresses that were very smart and white leather pumps with heels half high at the base of nylon seams that were inevitably straight. The colonel was in Communications, and he was kept busy day and night transmitting glutinous messages from the interior into square pads of gauze which he sealed meticulously and delivered to a covered white pail that stood on the night table beside his bed. The colonel was gorgeous. He had a cavernous mouth, cavernous cheeks, cavernous, sad, mildewed eyes. His face was the color of clouded silver. He coughed quietly, gingerly, and dabbed the pads slowly at his lips with a distaste that had become automatic. The colonel dwelt in a vortex of specialists who were still specializing in trying to determine what was troubling him. They hurled lights in his eyes to see if he could see, rammed needles into nerves to hear if he could feel. There was a urologist for his urine, a lymphologist for his lymph, an endocrinologist for his endocrines, a psychologist for his psyche, a dermatologist for his derma; there was a pathologist for his pathos, a cystologist for his cysts, and a bald and pedantic cetologist from the zoology department at Harvard who had been shanghaied ruthlessly into the Medical Corps by a faulty anode in an I.B.M. machine and spent his sessions with the dying colonel trying to discuss Moby Dick with him. The colonel had really been investigated. There was not an organ of his body that had not been drugged and derogated, dusted and dredged, fingered and photographed, removed, plundered and replaced. Neat, slender and erect, the woman touched him often as she sat by his bedside and was the epitome of stately sorrow each time she smiled. The colonel was tall, thin and stooped. When he rose to walk, he bent forward even more, making a deep cavity of his body, and placed his feet down very carefully, moving ahead by inches from the knees down. There were violet pools under his eyes. The woman spoke softly, softer than the colonel coughed, and none of the men in the ward ever heard her voice.
        — Кто это ему предоставит? — подозрительно переспросил Данбэр.
        Уловка-22. Джозеф Хеллер, стр. 9
      3. so the lungs can harden and protect the whole chest cavity from being crushed.
        Субтитры видеоролика "Опьяняющий покой фридайвинга. Guillaume Néry", стр. 2
    2. медицина, особ. терапия — каверна
    3. трещина в породе

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      1. But today I think: this stone is a stone, it is also animal, it is also god, it is also Buddha, I do not venerate and love it because it could turn into this or that, but rather because it is already and always everything— and it is this very fact, that it is a stone, that it appears to me now and today as a stone, this is why I love it and see worth and purpose in each of its veins and cavities, in the yellow, in the gray, in the hardness, in the sound it makes when I knock at it, in the dryness or wetness of its surface.
        Ныне же я рассуждаю так. Этот камень есть камень; он же и животное, он же и бог, он же и Будда. Я люблю и почитаю его не за то, что он когда‑нибудь может стать тем или другим, а за то, что он давно и всегда есть то и другое. Именно за то, что он камень, что он теперь, сегодня представляется мне камнем – именно за то я люблю его и вижу ценность и смысл в каждой из его жилок и скважин, в его желтом или сером цвете, в его твердости, в звуке, который он издает, когда я постучу в него, в сухости или влажности его поверхности.
        Сиддхартха. Герман Гессе, стр. 103

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