cavitate

verb
cav·​i·​tate | \ˈka-və-ˌtāt \
cavitated; cavitating

Definition of cavitate 

intransitive verb

: to form cavities or bubbles

transitive verb

: to cavitate in

First Known Use of cavitate

1909, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

History and Etymology for cavitate

probably by back formation from cavitation

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