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Fissure meaning

fissure - 6 dictionary results

  1. 1. A narrow opening, made by the parting of any substance; a cleft; as, the fissure of a rock.
  2. 2. To cleave; to divide; to crack or fracture.
  3. 3. A cleft or crack; a narrow opening.
  4. 4. To break or crack.
  5. 5. To cleave; separate in cracks.
  6. 6. A cleft; slit; narrow opening.

fissure - examples of usage

  1. First I thought I would drag them to the fissure or rent in the ice just beyond the stern of the schooner and tumble them into it. - "The Frozen Pirate", W. Clark Russell.
  2. The silence was absolute and the walls of the fissure apparently as unbroken as usual. - "Son of Power", Will Levington Comfort and Zamin Ki Dost.
  3. At least it was cool work; the sun would not touch the floor of the fissure for hours yet. - "Son of Power", Will Levington Comfort and Zamin Ki Dost.
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