Associations to the word «Fissure»


FISSURE, noun. A crack or opening, as in a rock
FISSURE, verb. To split forming fissures.

Dictionary definition

FISSURE, noun. A long narrow depression in a surface.
FISSURE, noun. A long narrow opening.
FISSURE, noun. (anatomy) a long narrow slit or groove that divides an organ into lobes.
FISSURE, verb. Break into fissures or fine cracks.

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne