fissure

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

PIE root
*bʰeyd-

From Old French fissure, Latin fissura.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fissure ‎(plural fissures)

  1. A crack or opening, as in a rock.
  2. (anatomy) A groove, deep furrow, elongated cleft, or tear; a sulcus.

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VerbEdit

fissure ‎(third-person singular simple present fissures, present participle fissuring, simple past and past participle fissured)

  1. To split forming fissures.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French, borrowed from Latin fissura.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fissure f ‎(plural fissures)

  1. fissure

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VerbEdit

fissure

  1. first-person singular present indicative of fissurer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of fissurer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of fissurer
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of fissurer
  5. second-person singular imperative of fissurer

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LatinEdit

ParticipleEdit

fissūre

  1. vocative masculine singular of fissūrus

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