crevice definition

  • noun:
    • A narrow break or opening; a fissure or cleft.
    • A narrow break or fissure, in a rock or wall surface.
    • A narrow opening resulting from a split or break or the split of a junction; a cleft; a fissure; a rent.
    • A crack; a cleft; a fissure; a rent; a narrow opening of some length, because between two elements of a great area, or between two adjoining surfaces: since, a crevice in a wall, stone, etc.
    • particularly, in lead-mining, when you look at the Mississippi area, a fissure where ore of lead does occur.
    • An obsolete type of crawfish.
    • an extended thin depression in a surface
    • a lengthy narrow orifice
  • verb:
    • To split; to flaw.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To break; to flaw.
  • others:
    • In order to make cracks in; crack; flaw.
    • To channel; decoration with cracks.

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