Definition of crevice
- A lizard emerged from a crevice in the cliff …
- —Tony Hillerman
steam escaped from a long crevice in the volcano
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First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
: a narrow opening or crack in a hard surface and especially in rock
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