fissure
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈfɪʃ.ə(ɹ)/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈfɪʃ.ɚ/
Noun

fissure (plural fissures)

  1. A crack or opening, as in a rock.
  2. (anatomy) A groove, deep furrow, elongated cleft or tear; a sulcus.
Translations
  • French: fissure
  • German: Riss
  • Portuguese: fissura
  • Russian: тре́щина
  • Spanish: grieta, fisura
Verb

fissure (fissures, present participle fissuring; past and past participle fissured)

  1. To split, forming fissures.
Translations
  • German: rissig werden



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