Meaning of CAVITATION in English


noun Etymology: cavity + -ation Date: 1895 the process of cavitating: as, the formation of partial vacuums in a liquid by a swiftly moving solid body (as a propeller) or by high-intensity sound waves, the formation of cavities in an organ or tissue especially in disease

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