fissure: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (fish'ur), [key]
— n., v., -sured, -sur•ing.
- a narrow opening produced by cleavage or separation of parts.
- cleavage (def. 1).
- a natural division or groove in an organ, as in the brain.
- to make fissures in; cleave; split.
- to open in fissures; become split.
- fissure (Thesaurus)