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Crevice

Definition

noun, plural: crevices

(1) A narrow crack or opening, especially in a solid substance like rock or ice.

(2) Anatomical fissure or cleft, as in gingival crevice.


Supplement

Word origin: From Old French crevace, from late Latin crepātia.
Related forms: creviced (adjective).
Related phrases: gingival crevice.
Synonym: fissure, cleft, crack.


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The Fiber Disease

... Dan, I am coughing them up, my baby girl is coughing them up. She can hardly sleep at night for coughing so hard. They come out of every pore and crevice in our bodies. So as for what are a few fibers? F@ck off!!!!

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... where I could get bitten in the first place. That includes looking over logs before stepping over them, not sticking your hand in any small crevice without checking it first, and always watching where you step. Just be careful and you should be fine.

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... are good tree climbers and spend most of their time in trees when not foraging. A female red panda picks a location such as a tree hollow or rock crevice for a maternal den, where she will bear 1 - 5 young. Red pandas are solitary, except for the mating period and the time when a mother and its ...

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