cavernous cavernous  /ˈkæ vər nəs/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) being or suggesting a cavern
  2. (adj) filled with vascular sinuses and capable of becoming distended and rigid as the result of being filled with blood

Usage(s):

  1. Depending on whom you talk to, Wertz hit the ball between 450 feet and 450 miles in the cavernous Polo Grounds, with runners on first and second in the top of the eighth of a 2-2 .
  2. The most vulnerable targets of Funt's sexual satire are social victims: fat ladies in print dresses, cavernous old men prattling about the new amorality, young men anxious for .
  3. So great was the interest in his remarks that the 3-hour session had to be moved from the Senate Banking Committee Hearing Room to the cavernous Caucus Room, the scene of the .

News

  1. 2 Bangladesh garment factories show effort, lapses - NBC40.net

    SAVAR, Bangladesh (AP) - The walls of the cavernous AKH clothing factory are covered in red arrows. They point to three wide emergency staircases with evacuation plans posted on every floor. They point to fire extinguishers attached to the walls and pillars throughout the factory.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: NBC40 South Jersey

  2. 2 Bangladesh garment factories show effort, lapses

    SAVAR, Bangladesh (AP) — The walls of the cavernous AKH clothing factory are covered in red arrows. They point to three wide emergency staircases with evacuation plans posted on every floor. They point to fire extinguishers attached to the walls and pillars throughout the factory. They point to medical kits located near designated workers with "First Aid" stitched onto their shirts.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. 1 Bangladesh garment factory shows safety efforts; another shows how far industry has to go

    SAVAR, Bangladesh — The walls of the cavernous AKH clothing factory are covered in red arrows. They point to three wide emergency staircases with evacuation plans posted on every floor. They point to fire extinguishers attached to the walls and pillars throughout the factory.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

Quotes

  1. "I've taken a very open stance toward most of the plan I've set forward," Daniels said. "But the speaker knows - I've been very clear - that the caps - real caps, without the cavernous loopholes this one has - are really central."
    on Feb 25, 2008 By: Mitch Daniels Source: The Republic.com (subscription)

  2. Lily told New magazine: "The type of audience that loves me will travel to a club in London but won't travel all that way outside of London to a studio. Pinewood also lacks atmosphere because it's so cavernous."
    on Apr 3, 2008 By: Lily Allen Source: The Sun

  3. Reznor said he planned the sold-out performances based on a goal of "a very, very limited run of shows and that each would be special and more fan-orientated and not in cavernous arenas, but places where you actually like to see bands. It seemed...
    on Aug 30, 2009 By: Trent Reznor Source: United Press International

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