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fissure

noun

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an irregular usually narrow break in a surface created by pressure
  • lava flows up through a fissure in the earth's crust

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The first known use of fissure was in the 14th century

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“Fissure.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fissure. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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