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cavernous

 [kav´er-nus]
1. pertaining to a hollow.

cav·ern·ous

(kav'er-nŭs),
Relating to a cavern or a cavity; containing many cavities.

cavernous

/cav·er·nous/ (kav´er-nus)
1. pertaining to a hollow, or containing hollow spaces.
2. having a hollow sound, such as certain abnormal breath sounds.

cavernous

(kăv′ər-nəs)
adj.
Anatomy Filled with cavities or hollow areas; porous.

cav′ern·ous·ly adv.

cavernous

[kav′ərnəs]
Etymology: L, caverna, hollow place
containing cavities or hollow spaces. See also cavernous hemangioma.

cav·ern·ous

(kav'ĕr-nŭs)
Relating to a cavern or a cavity; containing many cavities.

cavernous

pertaining to a hollow, or containing hollow spaces.

cavernous hemangioma
cavernous sinus
see cavernous sinus.
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I mean I've slept beside goats and the noise of their digestion is cavernously and magnificently huge.
Unfortunately, stage director Charles Newell and set designer John Culbert decided to locate most of the action on an immense, curving staircase with a cavernously empty stage behind it.
A huge space, most of the tables are squashed up against the windows, leaving a cavernously empty hole in the middle.
Sadly, Quod was looking rather cavernously empty on the lunchtime we visited so it could do with a bit of daytime support, although apparently evenings get busy.