Hollow

  • 1 Hollow — may refer to: *A closed body which is not solid or filled. i.e. contains empty space or air. **Hollow Earth theory, the idea that the planet Earth has a hollow interior and possibly an inhabitable inner surface. **Tree hollow, a hollow in a… …

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  • 2 Hollow — Hol low, a. [OE. holow, holgh, holf, AS. holh a hollow, hole. Cf. {Hole}.] 1. Having an empty space or cavity, natural or artificial, within a solid substance; not solid; excavated in the interior; as, a hollow tree; a hollow sphere. [1913… …

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  • 3 hollow — [häl′ō] adj. [ME holwe < OE holh: see HOLE] 1. having an empty space, or only air, within it; having a cavity inside; not solid 2. depressed below the surrounding surface; shaped like a cup or bowl; concave 3. deeply set; sunken [hollow… …

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  • 4 hollow — [adj1] empty, hollowed out alveolate, arched, carved out, cavernous, cleft, concave, cupped, cup shaped, curved, deep set, depressed, dimpled, excavated, incurved, indented, infundibular, notched, not solid, pitted, striated, sunken, troughlike,… …

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  • 5 hollow — ► ADJECTIVE 1) having a hole or empty space inside. 2) concave. 3) (of a sound) echoing. 4) lacking significance or sincerity. ► NOUN 1) a hole or depression. 2) a small valley …

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  • 6 Hollow — Hol low, n. 1. A cavity, natural or artificial; an unfilled space within anything; a hole, a cavern; an excavation; as the hollow of the hand or of a tree. [1913 Webster] 2. A low spot surrounded by elevations; a depressed part of a surface; a… …

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  • 7 Hollow — Hol low, adv. Wholly; completely; utterly; chiefly after the verb to beat, and often with all; as, this story beats the other all hollow. See {All}, adv. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] The more civilized so called Caucasian races have beaten the Turks… …

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  • 8 Hollow — Hol low, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hollowed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hollowing}.] To make hollow, as by digging, cutting, or engraving; to excavate. Trees rudely hollowed. Dryden. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 hollow — adj empty, *vain, nugatory, otiose, idle Ana & Contrasted words: see those at EMPTY adj 2 hollow n cavity, *hole, pocket, void, vacuum Analogous words: excavation, digging (see corresponding verbs at DIG): * …

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  • 10 Hollow — Hol*low , interj. [See {Hollo}.] Hollo. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 11 Hollow — Hol low, v. i. To shout; to hollo. [1913 Webster] Whisperings and hollowings are alike to a deaf ear. Fuller. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 12 Hollow — Hol low, v. t. To urge or call by shouting. [1913 Webster] He has hollowed the hounds. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 13 hollow — index chamber (compartment), deficient, jejune (dull), perfunctory, untenable, vacant, vacuous …

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  • 14 Hollow — Los Hollow (ホロウ, Horō?, Huecos) también llamados Huecos en el doblaje español de hispanoamérica; son personajes de la serie de manga y anime Bleach. Son espíritus malvados que devoran otros espíritus buenos, aunque también pueden devorar humanos… …

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  • 15 Hollow — Les Hollows sont des personnages du manga Bleach et de l anime qui en a été tiré. Ils forment l essentiel des opposants à l équipe d Ichigo et aux autres shinigamis dans l histoire. Sommaire 1 Origine des hollows 2 Hueco mundo 3 Menos Grande …

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  • 16 hollow — hollowly, adv. hollowness, n. /hol oh/, adj., hollower, hollowest, n., v., adv. adj. 1. having a space or cavity inside; not solid; empty: a hollow sphere. 2. having a depression or concavity: a hollow surface. 3. sunken, as the cheeks or eyes. 4 …

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  • 17 hollow — hol|low1 [ˈhɔləu US ˈha: ] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(empty inside)¦ 2 hollow eyes/cheeks etc 3¦(sound)¦ 4¦(no value)¦ 5 hollow laugh/voice etc ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [: Old English; Origin: holh hole, hollow place ] 1.) ¦(EMPTY INSIDE)¦ having an empty space inside ▪ …

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  • 18 hollow — [[t]hɒ̱loʊ[/t]] hollows, hollowing, hollowed 1) ADJ Something that is hollow has a space inside it, as opposed to being solid all the way through. ...a hollow tree. ...a hollow cylinder. 2) ADJ GRADED A surface that is hollow curves inwards. He… …

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  • 19 hollow — /ˈhɒloʊ / (say holoh) adjective 1. having a hole or cavity within; not solid; empty: a hollow ball. 2. having a depression or concavity: a hollow surface. 3. sunken, as the cheeks or eyes. 4. (of sound) not resonant; dull, muffled, or deep: a… …

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  • 20 hollow — I UK [ˈhɒləʊ] / US [ˈhɑloʊ] adjective Word forms hollow : adjective hollow comparative hollower superlative hollowest * 1) empty inside The tree trunk was completely hollow. hollow chocolate eggs 2) a hollow sound is a low sound like something… …

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