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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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Being naturally waterproof, the hollow horns of some animals, particularly cows, have long been used as drinking horns, right back to classical antiquity.
It has hollow horns that drop annually off bony cores.The pronghorn has keen eyes set high on its head and to the outside of the zygomatic arch, so It can see in a wide arc.