crevice vs crevasse : Common Errors in English

About crevice vs crevasse

Crevices are by definition tiny, like that little crevice between your teeth where the popcorn hulls always get caught. A huge crack in a glacier is given the French spelling: crevasse.

crevice Meaning(s)

  • (n) a long narrow depression in a surface
  • (n) a long narrow opening

crevasse Meaning(s)

  • (n) a deep fissure

crevice in News

  1. 'Hard Knocks' Gives off-the-Radar Bengals the National Spotlight

    It was revealed over the weekend that the Cincinnati Bengals will be reprising their turn on the HBO NFL -reality series, 'Hard Knocks,' for the second time in five years. Though many teams opt not to allow the cameras to infiltrate every crevice of their training camp and preseason, fearing it gives opponents a competitive advantage and exposes too much of the team's most secretive plans, the ...
    on June 18, 2013 Source: Bleacher Report

  2. Grad success

    Bryan Lopez tucked himself into a crevice under the bridge at Independent Park, his eyes fixed for a moment on the downpour of rain throbbing beside him.
    on June 17, 2013 Source: Laredo Morning Times

  3. Data shows fewer young Laredoans dropping out

    Bryan Lopez tucked himself into a crevice under the bridge at Independent Park, his eyes fixed for a moment on the downpour of rain throbbing beside him.
    on June 16, 2013 Source: Laredo Morning Times

crevasse in News

  • New Bird Species Discovered In Cambodian Capitol

    Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online To discover new species, scientists often travel to the most remote jungle or the deepest ocean crevasse. However, conservationists recently spotted a new species simply strolling around the streets of Cambodia’s busy capital city, according to a report in the journal Forktail . Dubbed the Cambodian tailorbird, or Orthotomus chaktomuk , the ...
    on June 26, 2013 Source: redOrbit

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