crevasse crevasse

Definition(s):

  • (n) a deep fissure

Usage(s):

  1. Erik had slipped into a crevasse, and as Benitez reached down to catch him, his climbing pole raked Erik across the nose and chin.
  2. Erik had slipped into a crevasse, and as Benitez reached down to catch him, his climbing pole raked Erik across the nose and chin.
  3. The expedition had a little trouble with crevasses, but the tractors proved to have unexpected crevasse-detecting talents.

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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Quotes

  1. "If I see a polar bear, they will see it at the same time I do," Mr Farmer said. "If I fall down a crevasse, they'll see that I've fallen down a crevasse."
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Patrick Farmer Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "I have some concern with some of the stuff in there that's not considered emergencies," Melancon said. "But all in all, to do nothing is not an option. All I know is we need to do something to stop falling off a cliff and into the crevasse...
    on Jan 27, 2009 By: Charlie Melancon Source: Monroe News Star

  3. "We were just two cocky young professional mountaineers who climbed into a storm," Inglis says. "There is a tiny crevasse just down from the summit of Cook and so we just snuck into there and thought we would wait six hours, 12 hours,...
    on May 27, 2007 By: Mark Inglis Source: France24

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