HyperDic: fissure

English > 4 senses of the word fissure:
NOUNshapefissure, crevice, cranny, crack, chapa long narrow depression in a surface
objectfissure, crack, cleft, crevice, scissurea long narrow opening
bodyfissure(anatomy) a long narrow slit or groove that divides an organ into lobes
VERBchangefissurebreak into fissures or fine cracks
fissure > pronunciation
Soundsfih'sher
RhymesAshur ... Yorkshire: 36 rhymes with sher...
English > fissure: 4 senses > noun 1, shape
MeaningA long narrow depression in a surface.
Synonymscrevice, cranny, crack, chap
Broaderdepression, impression, imprintA concavity in a surface produced by pressing
Spanishfisura, grieta, hendedura, quebradura, quebraja, raja, rendija
Catalanclivella, escletxa, esquerda, fissura, trenc
Verbsfissurebreak into fissures or fine cracks
English > fissure: 4 senses > noun 2, object
MeaningA long narrow opening.
Synonymscrack, cleft, crevice, scissure
NarrowerchapA crack in a lip caused usually by cold
chinkA narrow opening as e.g. between planks in a wall
crevasseA deep fissure
fatigue crackA crack in metal resulting from metal fatigue
fault, faulting, geological fault, shift, fracture, break(geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other
riftA narrow fissure in rock / rock
slitA narrow fissure
splitA lengthwise crack in wood
vent, volcanoA fissure in the earth's crust (or in the surface of some other planet) through which molten lava and gases erupt
Broaderopening, gapAn open or empty space in or between things
Spanishfisura, grieta, hendidura, quebradura, quebraja, raja, rendija, resquebradura
Catalanclivella, esberla, escletxa, esquerda, fenedura, fissura
Verbsfissurebreak into fissures or fine cracks
English > fissure: 4 senses > noun 3, body
Meaning(anatomy) a long narrow slit or groove that divides an organ into lobes.
Categoryanatomy, general anatomyThe branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
Narrowerhilus, hilum(anatomy) a depression or fissure where vessels or nerves or ducts enter a bodily organ
sulcus(anatomy) any of the narrow grooves in an organ or tissue especially those that mark the convolutions on the surface of the brain
Broadergroove, vallecula(anatomy) any furrow or channel on a bodily structure or part
Spanishfisura
Catalanfissura
English > fissure: 4 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningbreak into fissures or fine cracks.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
BroadercrackCause to become cracked
Spanishfisurar, hender
Catalanesberlar, fendir, fendre
Nounsfissurea long narrow opening
fissurea long narrow depression in a surface

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