Synonyms for fissure
Antonyms for fissure
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FISSURE
The least fissure in the latter would have inundated the channel.
It is the sound of our souls escaping from some fissure of the brain.
He walked and walked, and came to a hill: in that hill was a fissure, and in the fissure stood a hut.
She peered into the shadowy gulf, but could not see the bottom of the fissure.
It did not require long to find a spot where the fissure was easily leaped.
In Fig. 16 is shown a front view of the blossom, showing this fissure.
The other had already disappeared; or else was killed, and had fallen down some fissure.
From his position he could see about all there was to be seen in the fissure.
The other two turned, took the fissure at a bound, and fled away.
Emma placed her letter at the end of the garden, by the river, in a fissure of the wall.
c.1400, from Old French fissure (13c.) and directly from Latin fissura "a cleft," from root of findere "to split, cleave," from PIE *bhi-n-d-, from root *bheid- "to split" (cf. Sanskrit bhinadmi "I cleave," Old High German bizzan "to bite," Old English bita "a piece bitten off, morsel," Old Norse beita "to hunt with dogs," beita "pasture, food").