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Noun: fissure  fi-shu(r)
  1. A long narrow depression in a surface
    - crevice, cranny, crack, chap
     
  2. A narrow planar hole in a rock or material, usually with a flattish sides
    - crack, cleft, crevice, scissure
     
  3. (anatomy) a long narrow slit or groove that divides an organ into lobes
Verb: fissure  fi-shu(r)
  1. Break into fissures or fine cracks

Sounds like: fishing, phishsure, fi

Derived forms: fissures, fissured, fissuring

Type of: crack, depression, gap, groove, impression, imprint, opening, vallecula

Encyclopedia: Fissure