n. condition of having many pits or cavities (as in a honeycomb)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

Игры ⚽ Поможем написать реферат

Look at other dictionaries:

  • alveolation — See alveolate. * * * …   Universalium

  • alveolation — al·ve·o·la·tion …   English syllables

  • alveolation — alˌvēəˈlāshən, ˌalvē noun ( s) : the quality or state of being alveolate …   Useful english dictionary

  • alveolate — alveolation, n. /al vee euh lit, layt /, adj. having alveoli; deeply pitted, as a honeycomb. Also, alveolated. [1830 40; < L alveolatus. See ALVEOLUS, ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • alveolus — Synonyms and related words: alveolar ridge, alveolation, antrum, apex, armpit, arytenoid cartilages, back, basin, blade, bowl, cavity, concave, concavity, crater, crypt, cup, dent, depression, dimple, dint, dip, dorsum, fold, follicle, funnel… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • basin — Synonyms and related words: alkali flat, alluvial plain, alveolation, alveolus, anchorage, anchorage ground, antrum, aquamanile, armpit, automatic dishwasher, bath, bathtub, bed, berth, bidet, bottom, bottomland, bowl, breakwater, bulkhead,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bowl — Synonyms and related words: adobe, advance, agora, alveolation, alveolus, amphitheater, antrum, arena, armpit, athletic field, auditorium, background, basin, bear garden, biscuit, bisque, boxing ring, brick, bull ring, bunt, butt, campus, canvas …   Moby Thesaurus

  • cavity — Synonyms and related words: abysm, abyss, alveolation, alveolus, antrum, aperture, armpit, arroyo, basin, booth, bowl, box, box canyon, breach, break, broaching, canyon, cell, cellule, chamber, chap, chasm, check, chimney, chink, clearing, cleft …   Moby Thesaurus

  • concavity — Synonyms and related words: aduncity, alveolation, alveolus, antrum, aquilinity, arching, arcuation, armpit, basin, boss, bowl, bump, cavity, circularity, colophon, concameration, concave, convexity, convolution, crater, crookedness, crypt, cup,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • crater — Synonyms and related words: abysm, abyss, alveolation, alveolus, antrum, armpit, basin, birthmark, blackhead, bleb, blemish, blister, bowl, bulla, cavity, chasm, check, cicatrix, comedo, concave, concavity, crack, craze, crevasse, crypt, cup,… …   Moby Thesaurus

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”