various knobby calcite growths on the walls and floors of once-submerged caves; also called cave popcorn
Cave coral are very small speleothems consisting of short stalks with bulbous ends, usually occurring in numbers in patches.
See cave popcorn
a cave dweller, especially of the Stone Age. a man who behaves in a rough, primitive manner, especially toward women. Historical Examples
- Cave diver
noun the practice of diving in underwater caves, which requires special equipment and techniques Examples Cave diving generally involves penetration distances vastly greater than those experienced by wreck divers.
- Cave painting
noun a (mainly) prehistoric depiction on the interior of a cave
- Cave popcorn
noun cave coral Examples Cave popcorn is a very common cave formation. See cave coral