HyperDic: scissure

English > 1 sense of the word scissure:
NOUNobjectscissure, crack, cleft, crevice, fissurea long narrow opening
English > scissure: 1 sense > noun 1, object
MeaningA long narrow opening.
Synonymscrack, cleft, crevice, fissure
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

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