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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A deep crack in a glacier.

Usage examples (35)
  • A crevasse in a glacier can be over a thousand feet deep.
  • The crevasse was a great slit, deep into the standing cliff.
  • The break in the levee, known as a crevasse, would flush out oil and slowly help build land.
  • "At the bottom of the crevasse was the prow of a ship, curving up to a fearsome face, its timbers blackened and old. for more
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  • There could be a "crevice" (small crack in places like walls or rocks) in the side of a "crevasse" (major crack in large ice formations or in the earth's surface).
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