Definition of 'fissure'
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The move was controversial given the deep fissures in the eurozone. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But why did one generation think in terms of mechanical balances and the other in terms of structural cracks and fissures? The Constraints of Corporate Tradition (1987)It opens so many fissures. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Signs of deficiency may include a tongue with deep fissures in it, or one which is bright red and very smooth. The Beat Fatigue Workbook - how to identify the causes (1988)More than 40 people were killed and nearly 2,000 injured as buildings collapsed and huge fissures opened up across the island. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Tiny fissures are opened in the rock, through which the trapped gas can then escape, be brought to the surface and piped off. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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