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(science and technology)
Having a concave surface.
Having an interior cavity.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

What does it mean when you dream about something hollow?

Something that is hollow retains the outer form, but is missing the core, the substance. A dream about a hollow object can reflect a feeling that despite the fact that everything is outwardly okay, something essential is missing.

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cavetto, gorge, hollow, throat, trochilus

examples of a cavetto
A hollow member or round concave molding containing at least the quadrant of a circle, used in cornices and between the tori of bases, etc. Erroneously called scotia, which has a noncircular curvature.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Beat Hollow jockey Richard Quinn was handed a pounds 1,000 fine.
Beat Hollow won his only start as a two-year-old and advertised his Derby credentials with a smooth victory over stablemate Sandmason at Newmarket two weeks ago.
Beat Hollow is 7-1 market leader for the Derby with Ladbrokes, having won a maiden at Yarmouth last season on his only outing to date.
Beat Hollow has lived up to expectations by siring a 2012 Cheltenham Festival winner in Cinders And Ashes [Supreme Novices' Hurdle].
Beat Hollow, formerly trained by Henry Cecil, is currently second favourite for tomorrow's race and will make a bold bid to extract revenge on Landseer.
Vodafone Derby third Beat Hollow, winner of the Grand Prix de Paris last time, remains a possible for the 10-furlong event.
What is also appealing is the fact that at home he is thought a better Epsom prospect than stablemate Millenray, a rangy son of Rainbow Quest who, like Beat Hollow, has a daughter of the great Dancing Brave as his mum.
In Ireland the arrival of Beat Hollow at Ballylinch Stud is being further celebrated thanks to Cinders And Ashes, while Whytemount Stud stands Stowaway, who sired his first festival winner in Champion Bumper scorer Champagne Fever.
Victory in the one and a quarter miles event went to the former Henry Cecil-trained Beat Hollow who got up on the line to thwart the fast-finishing Sarafan and Forbidden Apple, who had attempted to make all.
Sakhee and Beat Hollow, who occupied the placings behind Sinndar in last year's Epsom Classic, were set to clash in the Steventon Stakes at Newbury this afternoon.
The Henry Cecil-trained Beat Hollow, an absentee from this Saturday's Coral-Eclipse, has been taken out of the one-and-a-half-mile Group Two contest.