Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun fissure

3 senses of fissure

Sense 1
crevice, cranny, crack, fissure, chap -- (a long narrow depression in a surface)
       => depression, impression, imprint -- (a concavity in a surface produced by pressing; "he left the impression of his fingers in the soft mud")

Sense 2
crack, cleft, crevice, fissure, scissure -- (a long narrow opening)
       => opening, gap -- (an open or empty space in or between things; "there was a small opening between the trees"; "the explosion made a gap in the wall")

Sense 3
fissure -- ((anatomy) a long narrow slit or groove that divides an organ into lobes)
       => groove, vallecula -- ((anatomy) any furrow or channel on a bodily structure or part)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb fissure

1 sense of fissure

Sense 1
fissure -- (break into fissures or fine cracks)
       => crack -- (cause to become cracked; "heat and light cracked the back of the leather chair")

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