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Noun fissure has 3 senses
  1. crevice, cranny, crack, fissure, chap - a long narrow depression in a surface
    --1 is a kind of depression, impression, imprint
    Derived form: verb fissure1
  2. crack, cleft, crevice, fissure, scissure - a long narrow opening
    --2 is a kind of opening, gap
    --2 has particulars:
     chap; chink; crevasse; fatigue crack; fault, geological fault, shift, fracture, break; rift; slit; split; vent, volcano; volcanic crater, crater
    Derived form: verb fissure1
  3. fissure - (anatomy) a long narrow slit or groove that divides an organ into lobes
    --3 is a kind of
    groove, vallecula
    --3 has particulars: sulcus; hilus, hilum
Verb fissure has 1 sense
  1. fissure - break into fissures or fine cracks
    --1 is one way to
    Derived forms: noun fissure2, noun fissure1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
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