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English adjective: cleft

1. cleft having one or more incisions reaching nearly to the midrib



Antonymsunsubdivided, simple

English noun: cleft

1. cleft (shape) a split or indentation in something (as the palate or chin)

Broader (hypernym)indentation, indenture

2. cleft (object) a long narrow opening

Synonymscrack, crevice, fissure, scissure

Broader (hypernym)gap, opening

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

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