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English noun: fissure

1. fissure (shape) a long narrow depression in a surface


Synonymschap, crack, cranny, crevice


Broader (hypernym)depression, impression, imprint

2. fissure (object) a long narrow opening


Synonymscleft, crack, crevice, scissure


Broader (hypernym)gap, opening


Narrower (hyponym)break, chap, chink, crevasse, fatigue crack, fault, faulting, fracture, geological fault, rift, shift, slit, split, vent, volcano

3. fissure (body) (anatomy) a long narrow slit or groove that divides an organ into lobes


Broader (hypernym)groove, vallecula


Narrower (hyponym)hilum, hilus, sulcus


Domain categoryanatomy, general anatomy


English verb: fissure

1. fissure (change) break into fissures or fine cracks


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)crack









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