Definition of Caving

1. Noun. The recreational sport of exploring caves. ¹



2. Verb. (present participle of cave) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Caving

1. the sport of exploring caves [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Caving

caviled
caviler
cavilers
caviling
cavilingly
cavilings
cavillation
cavillations
cavilled
caviller
cavillers
cavilling
cavillings
cavils
cavin
caving (current term)
caving in
cavings
cavins
caviomorph
caviomorphs
cavitand
cavitands
cavitary
cavitary lung nodules
cavitas
cavitas abdominalis
cavitas articularis
cavitas coronalis
cavitas dentis

Literary usage of Caving

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Elements of Mining by George Joseph Young (1916)
"From the standpoint of sequence in the removal of the ore, methods may involve: top-slicing, bottom-slicing, side-slicing, block caving or room and pillar. ..."

2. Mining Engineers' Handbook by Robert Peele (1918)
"These factors often outweigh the advantages of block-caving. в. Summary of caving Methods (Sec also Art 75, 79, 82) General conditions leading to use of ..."

3. Index of Mining Engineering Literature: Comprising an Index of Mining by Walter Richard Crane (1909)
"The caving System of Mining THE caving SYSTEM OF MINING. ... THE caving SYSTEM: A Successful Method of Mining Iron Ore Used at the Pewabic Mine, Michigan. ..."

4. Riparian Lands of the Mississippi River, Past--present--prospective: Being a by Frank H. Tompkins (1901)
"So long as the river can, by caving its banks. shift its channel from year to ... The caving of the banks changes the position of the channel and the lights ..."

5. Some Details of Water-works Construction by William R. Billings (1888)
"A TRENCH which is troublesome on account of caving grows worse the longer ... When caving occurs in wet, heavy ground some warning of the impending trouble ..."

6. Index of Mining Engineering Literature: Comprising an Index of Mining by Walter Richard Crane (1909)
"The caving System of Mining THE caving SYSTEM OF MINING. ... THE caving SYSTEM: A Successful Method of Mining Iron Ore Used at the Pewabic Mine, Michigan. ..."

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