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hollow

[′häl·ō]
(science and technology)
Having a concave surface.
Having an interior cavity.

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.

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.
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Guillermo Franco came off the bench to score in injury time for West Ham but it was the hollowest of consolation goals.
Guillermo Franco came off the bench to score in injury time for West Ham, but it was the hollowest of consolations.
It mattered little that Sinclair's opponent, Governor Frank Merriam, was an "ox," as Westbrook Pegler put it or, in the words of Mencken, "a hack politician of the hollowest sort.
Brown converted, securing an England victory that will rank among their hollowest in recent memory, but the Barbarians finished strongly through a converted Thomas try.