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hollower, comparative; hollowest, superlative;
  1. Having a hole or empty space inside
    • - each fiber has a hollow core
  2. (of a thing) Having a depression in its surface; concave
    • - hollow cheeks
  3. (of a sound) Echoing, as though made in or on an empty container
    • - a hollow cough
  4. Without significance
    • - the result was a hollow victory
  5. Insincere
    • - a hollow promise
  1. Form by making a hole
    • - a tunnel was hollowed out in a mountain range
  2. Make a depression in

  1. A hole or depression in something
    • - a hollow at the base of a large tree
  2. A small valley
    • - the house fell behind as they climbed out of the hollow

  1. a cavity or space in something; "hunger had caused the hollows in their cheeks"
  2. excavate: remove the inner part or the core of; "the mining company wants to excavate the hillside"
  3. not solid; having a space or gap or cavity; "a hollow wall"; "a hollow tree"; "hollow cheeks"; "his face became gaunter and more hollow with each year"
  4. a small valley between mountains; "he built himself a cabin in a hollow high up in the Appalachians"
  5. as if echoing in a hollow space; "the hollow sound of footsteps in the empty ballroom"
  6. remove the interior of; "hollow out a tree trunk"
  7. A tree hollow or tree hole is a semi-enclosed cavity which has naturally formed in the trunk or branch of a tree. These are predominantly found in old trees, whether living or not. ...
  8. Hollow is the eighth release from American Futurepop band Cesium_137 and their fifth EP.
  9. Hollow is an EP/DVD release from hard rock five piece Digital Summer. It was released on March 31st, 2008, and featured the single "Rescue Me".
  10. In geology, a valley or dale is a depression with predominant extent in one direction. A very deep river valley may be called a canyon or gorge.
  11. Hollow is an acoustic song by the hard rock/heavy metal band Godsmack from their fourth studio album, IV. Frontman Sully Erna and Lisa Guyer are on the song vocals. "Hollow" is the only acoustic song that appeared in the album, and Erna has played it frequently on his solo tour.
  12. Hollow (formerly called Penance) is an apparently mindless body which three members of the St Croix family, all members of the Marvel Comics superhero team Generation X, had been trapped in at some time. The body possesses red diamond-like skin and rarely speaks.
  13. (Hollowing) The action of forming a deeply crowned panel from a piece of sheet steel on a Hollowing block or a Shot bag, using special mallets and hammers
  14. (hollowing) shaping done on the inside of the front and back
  15. (Hollows) Hollow-point bullets, which explode on impact, causing them to be more deadly than normal bullets mostly due to rapid spread of lead throughout the body.
  16. (Hollows) Seamless tubes used as pre-material for the manufacture of seamless precision tubes.
  17. (hollows) (in  Apartments of the Rainforest (habitat))
  18. (hollows) also referred to as "outlines" and "shells". A hollow is a piece of graffiti that contains no fill. (see fill)
  19. Missing middle between "attack" and "finish". Caused by too many grapes on insufficiently pruned vines. If very noticeable, called "empty".
  20. Also known as shallow, hollow wines are diluted and lack depth and concentration.
  21. Lacking in flavor. Describes a wine that has a first taste and a short finish, and lacks depth at mid-palate.
  22. Lacking in flavour, especially in the mid-palate. Describes a wine that has some flavour on the beginning of the sip and on the finish, but is missing intensity or distinct flavours in between.
  23. A strip of brown paper or board in the centre of a binding case to stiffen the spine.
  24. A tasting term. This describes a wine which lacks flavour and texture, often through the midpalate, would often be described as hollow.
  25. That space on the spine of a case bound book between the block of the book and the case binding.