caving

noun
cav·​ing | \ ˈkā-viŋ How to pronounce caving (audio) \

Definition of caving

: the sport of exploring caves : spelunking

Examples of caving in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Enter to win a trip for two to see and experience all the wonder that Belize has to offer, including high-adrenaline adventures like snorkeling, scuba diving, caving, and ziplining! Outside Online, 31 Mar. 2022 Their findings were announced at the Hidden Earth 2014 national caving conference, held in England over the weekend of September 26. Reid Singer, Outside Online, 30 Sep. 2014 But their political push -- a bid to pressure the holdout senator into caving -- only further invoked his ire. Arkansas Online, 17 Dec. 2021 But the professor, Shimon Wdowinski, cautioned against blaming the collapse on the caving ground. BostonGlobe.com, 26 June 2021 But the professor, Shimon Wdowinski, cautioned against blaming the collapse on the caving ground. Curt Anderson And Bernard Condon, The Christian Science Monitor, 26 June 2021 But the professor, Shimon Wdowinski, cautioned against blaming the collapse on the caving ground. Fox News, 26 June 2021 Does Pat Riley look bad caving in and giving Bam Adebayo a max extension? Ira Winderman, sun-sentinel.com, 12 June 2021 Spelunkers can also take a more adventurous off-trail caving tour. oregonlive, 3 June 2021 See More

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First Known Use of caving

1932, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

9 Apr 2022

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“Caving.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/caving. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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