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Messages pass between one cell and onto the next by floating across the space between — a gap called the synaptic cleft.
EXPLAINER: WHAT IS A NEURON?BRYN ST. CLAIRAPRIL 22, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
He pretended that it was five hundred years' journey from one to another, and that he cleft the moon in twain.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
So I even told her how he had gone over the edge into the cleft, but without saying that we feared for his life for so long.
A PRINCE OF CORNWALLCHARLES W. WHISTLER
Thrice—De Valmont's guard shivered as a rush—through shield, hauberk, gorget cleft the Vikings' blade.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
Point a pitying finger to the yawning abyss of shame, ruin, and despair that even now perhaps is being cleft under his feet.
ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
But a single effective shot into the centre of the column had cleft it as a rock divides a torrent.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
This and the peculiar notched or cleft teeth seem to point to an hereditary taint.
SPANISH LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYL. HIGGIN AND EUGNE E. STREET
Several times the sun seemed to set, only to reappear again through a cleft in the hills.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
Not so his horse; for the good sword cleft through the saddle and severed the spine.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
The pen (calamus) was made of a reed brought to a point and cleft much as our quill pens are.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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