cave

  • 81 cave in — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms cave in : present tense I/you/we/they cave in he/she/it caves in present participle caving in past tense caved in past participle caved in 1) if a roof or wall caves in, it falls down or inwards I heard a… …

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  • 82 cave — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Latin cava, from cavus hollow; akin to Greek koilos hollow, and probably to Greek kyein to be pregnant more at cyme Date: 13th century 1. a natural underground chamber or series of… …

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  • 83 cave in — 1. noun a) The act of something collapsing or caving in. We were warned away from the rickety old mine because of the danger of cave ins. b) The location where something has caved in. We couldnt get past the cave in blocking the tunnel. Syn:… …

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  • 84 Cave — Original name in latin Cave Name in other language Cave, kavuCavee State code IT Continent/City Europe/Rome longitude 41.81672 latitude 12.93379 altitude 384 Population 9529 Date 2012 03 04 …

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  • 85 cave — [keɪv] noun [C] I a large hole in the side of a hill or under the ground II verb cave [keɪv] cave in …

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  • 86 cave —    beware ; look out!    ♦ cave canem, beware of the dog .    ♦ keeping cave, acting as look out …

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  • 87 CAVE — Citizens Against Virtually Everything (Governmental » Transportation) *** Cellular Authentication and Voice Encryption (Computing » Security) ** Community And Voluntary Education (Community » Educational) * Cave Advanced Virtual Environment… …

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  • 88 cave in — phr verb Cave in is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑roof …

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  • 89 cave-in —    1. The collapse of the ceiling or side walls of a cave or of the land surface into a subterranean passage as a result of undermining or of pressure from above [10].    2. The partial or complete collapse of earth material into a large… …

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  • 90 cave in — Synonyms and related words: back down, bowl, breach, break, break down, break in, break into, break off combat, break open, break through, breakdown, breaking up, breakup, burst in, bust in, cataclysm, catastrophe, cave, cease resistance,… …

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  • 91 -cave — vide cave …

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  • 92 cave — I cave, cavern (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. recess, grotto; lair, burrow, den. See concavity, abode. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. cavern, hollow, rock shelter, grotto; see hole 3 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. cavern, grotto,… …

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  • 93 cave\ in — v 1. To fall or collapse inward. The mine caved in and crushed three miners. Don t climb on that old roof. It might cave in. 2. informal To weaken and be forced to give up. The children begged their father to take them to the circus until he… …

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  • 94 cave in — quit, be unable to cope, fold    One more crisis and I ll cave in. I m very weary …

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  • 95 cave — n.m. Individu non affranchi, niais ; client d une prostituée. □ n.f. Descente à la cave, séquestration. / Cunnilingus …

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  • 96 cave in — (of a roof or walls) subside or collapse. → cave …

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  • 97 Cave — Sp Kãvė Ap Cave L P Italija …

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  • 98 cave — noun the caves at the bottom of the cliff cave in Syn: cavern, grotto, underground chamber; cellar, vault, crypt …

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  • 99 cave — [[t]keɪv[/t]] n. v. caved, cav•ing 1) gel geo a hollow in the earth, esp. one opening more or less horizontally into a hill, mountain, etc 2) a storage cellar, esp. for wine 3) min Mining. to cause (overlying rock) to collapse into a stope or… …

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  • 100 cave —   Ana, lua, pao; lua pao (burial); luakele (concealing); nupa (deep); pe e pao, lua huna (hidden); a a ā (lava).    ♦ To hide in a cave, pe e pao …

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