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4 definitions found
 for crevice
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Crevice \Crev"ice\, v. t.
     To crack; to flaw. [R.] --Sir H. Wotton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Crevice \Crev"ice\ (kr?v"?s), n. [OE. crevace, crevice. F.
     crevasse, fr. crever to break, burst, fr. L. crepare to
     crack,break. Cf. Craven, Crepitate, Crevasse.]
     A narrow opening resulting from a split or crack or the
     separation of a junction; a cleft; a fissure; a rent.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           The mouse,
           Behind the moldering wainscot, shrieked,
           Or from the crevice peered about.        --Tennyson.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  crevice
      n 1: a long narrow depression in a surface [syn: crevice,
           cranny, crack, fissure, chap]
      2: a long narrow opening [syn: crack, cleft, crevice,
         fissure, scissure]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  70 Moby Thesaurus words for "crevice":
     abysm, abyss, arroyo, box canyon, breach, break, canyon, cavity,
     chap, chasm, check, chimney, chink, cleft, cleuch, clough, col,
     coulee, couloir, crack, cranny, crevasse, cut, cwm, defile, dell,
     dike, ditch, donga, draw, excavation, fault, fissure, flaw, flume,
     fracture, furrow, gap, gape, gash, gorge, groove, gulch, gulf,
     gully, hole, incision, joint, kloof, leak, moat, notch, nullah,
     opening, pass, passage, ravine, rent, rift, rime, rupture,
     scissure, seam, slit, slot, split, trench, valley, void, wadi
  
  

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