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CAVComputer-Aided Verification
CAVConstant Angular Velocity
CAVConstant Air Volume
CAVCanine Adenovirus
CAVContrat d'Avenir (French: Future Contract; employment contract)
CAVCommon Aero Vehicle
CAVCardiac Allograft Vasculopathy
CAVChicken Anemia Virus
CAVCollision Avoidance System
CAVCyclophosphamide Doxorubicin Vincristine
CAVCoalition Anti-Vivisection (Belgium)
CAVCommercial Asset Visibility
CAVCentre Alexis Vautrin (French: Alexis Vautrin Center; est. 1924; Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy, France)
CAVComposite Armored Vehicle
CAVCumulative Absolute Velocity (seismology)
CAVConfrérie des Amateurs de Vapeur (French: Brotherhood of Steam Enthusiasts)
CAVComponent Averaging (numerical technique for solving large sparse linear systems)
CAVColegio de Arquitectos de Venezuela (Spanish: Venezuela Association of Architects)
CAVCommon Aerospace Vehicle
CAVCentro Ecuménico Antonio Valdivieso (Antonio Valdivieso Ecumenical Centre)
CAVComputer Assisted Valuation (real property)
CAVCentral Africa Vision
CAVCompound Accreted Value
CAVCampo de Visão (Portugese)
CAVChick Anemia Virus
CAVCorrective Action Verification
CAVCentre Astronomique Vendéen (French: Vendéen Astronomical Center; Vendée, France)
CAVClub d'Aviron Vésenaz (French: Rowing Club Vésenaz; Vésenaz, Switzerland)
CAVCommand Assault Vehicle
CAVCrack Arrest Verification
CAVCombat Autonomous Vehicle
CAVClub Automodélisme de Viglain (French: Auto-Modeler Club of Viglain; Viglain, France)
CAVCommand Authority Violation
CAVContrat Assurance Vie (French: Life Insurance Contract)
CAVConsolidated Adjustment Voucher
CAVChampagne Audiovisuel (French: Champagne Audiovisual; Cormontreuil, France)
CAVComputer Aided Vexillology
CAVComputer Audio Video (music system)
CAVCentre d'Art Visuel (French: Visual Art Center; France and Switzerland)
References in classic literature ?
And why should the left cavity of the heart and the great artery be wider and larger than the right cavity and the arterial vein, were it not that the blood of the venous artery, having only been in the lungs after it has passed through the heart, is thinner, and rarefies more readily, and in a higher degree, than the blood which proceeds immediately from the hollow vein?
Peter and Tabitha stood with their backs to the door, stooping over a large chest, which, apparently, they had just dragged from a cavity, or concealed closet, on the left side of the chimney.
Goodfellow, after considerable searching in the cavity of the chest was enabled to detect and to pull forth a bullet of very extraordinary size, which, upon trial, was found to be exactly adapted to the bore of Mr.
Nothing could be seen above ground of the sunken sanctuary except a strong wooden hut, of the sort recently run up for many military and official purposes, the wooden floor of which was indeed a mere platform over the excavated cavity below.
Again, therefore, she applied herself to the key, and after moving it in every possible way for some instants with the determined celerity of hope's last effort, the door suddenly yielded to her hand: her heart leaped with exultation at such a victory, and having thrown open each folding door, the second being secured only by bolts of less wonderful construction than the lock, though in that her eye could not discern anything unusual, a double range of small drawers appeared in view, with some larger drawers above and below them; and in the centre, a small door, closed also with a lock and key, secured in all probability a cavity of importance.
A narrow ledge, scarce a foot wide, was all that had been left to carry the initiated past that frightful cavity into which the unknowing must surely have toppled at the first step.
As she did so, on holding up the lamp we perceived that a mass of stone was rising slowly from the floor and vanishing into the rock above, where doubtless there is a cavity prepared to receive it.
by "Porte Saint-Denis," to give to this dark, gloomy, damp cavity, the name of "The Rat-Hole.
He himself towers up in the doorway, a big figure with a mouth--an eloquent cavity beneath a vast black moustache--distorted by his shout to these relentless agents of publicity.
And in the cavity below were three silver pills, with a carefully folded paper lying underneath them.
This cavity had been left there for the sole purpose of providing a place for the creation and propagation of the Mahar race.
With the blade he loosened up the earth, and with his hands he scooped it out until he had excavated a little cavity a few inches in diameter, and five or six inches in depth.