fissure - Dictionary definition and meaning for word fissure

(noun) a long narrow depression in a surface
Synonyms : chap , crack , cranny , crevice
(noun) a long narrow opening
Synonyms : cleft , crack , crevice , scissure
(noun) (anatomy) a long narrow slit or groove that divides an organ into lobes Definition
(verb) break into fissures or fine cracks

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fissure - fission, means split the nuclei- so a crack
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FISAL - there was crack on the road and main FISAL gaya due to that.
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fissure is like fis(h)+ure... fishes are narrow and long.. and they have crack like fins..
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