crevice crevice  /ˈkrɛ vəs/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a long narrow depression in a surface
  2. (n) a long narrow opening

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. With just enough space to admit them, three men snaked down into the crevice, hanging on to steel stringers, 18 feet to black water.
  2. Bowing his head in prayer, Obama placed a small note inside a crevice in the ancient wall, a custom observed by many.
  3. The space between ecstasy and depression, which for other filmmakers is a chasm, is for them the slimmest crevice.

News

  1. Hanover group asks donations for Patrick Henry statue

    Local Patrick Henry enthusiasts say they’ve searched just about every crevice in Hanover County and reached a surprising conclusion: There are no life-size statues to memorialize Virginia’s first post
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch

  2. '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

Quotes

  1. "It has a perfect rock climber's crevice," Green said. "Then, when I got really close to it, what I thought was reflective metal pieces was actually very small and porous tiles so I thought: 'Cool, I'll be up this in 10 seconds'. I gave my...
    on Nov 11, 2008 By: Seth Green Source: Ninemsn

  2. Earlier this month, Crist said the companies "will come up every crack and crevice they can contemplate to rip more money from the pockets of our people."
    on May 16, 2007 By: Charlie Crist Source: The Ledger

  3. As Sen. Robert Byrd said: "The incessant money chase that currently permeates every crevice of our political system is like an unending circular marathon. And it is a race that sends a clear message to people that it is money, money, money - not...
    on Dec 22, 2008 By: Robert Byrd Source: Enterprise News

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