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crevice

 [krev´is]
a fissure.
gingival crevice the space between the cervical enamel of a tooth and the overlying unattached gingiva.

crev·ice

(krev'is),
A crack or small fissure, especially in a solid substance.
[Fr. crevasse]

crev·ice

(krev'is)
A crack or small fissure, especially in a solid substance.
[Fr. crevasse]

crev·ice

(krev'is)
A crack or small fissure, especially in a solid substance.
[Fr. crevasse]
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The light from a torch is often directed at the bat, especially to identify bats hidden deep in a crevice. We assume this can cause an arousal stimulus.
A CLIMBER was stuck hanging from a rope with his arm jammed in a crevice for more than three hours yesterday.
Returning to Crevice after four years challenged Yee's changing sensibilities and complicated the s cript's originally light tone.
"She showed great fortitude in going into the crevice and doing everything she could to rescue Chip," he said.
Crevice too follows on from several of McCorkle's earlier projects, and also hints at a precarious transcendence; for 2003's Cutting (Office Baroque), for example, the artist sliced through a brick wall, making short work of the architectural here and now in an homage to Gordon Matta-Clark.
A helmet camera attached to a mountain rescue volunteer captured the incredible two-hour rescue mission as it unfolded inside the impossibly tight mountain crag crevice.
We expected males to roost in deep, vertical crevices because of the stability of temperatures (Lausen and Barclay, 2003) and the broad thermal gradient these structures provide (O'Shea and Vaughan, 1977).
Even more alarming is that these same coils and heat exchangers generate 29.520-511,200 linear feet of crevice length (or harborage channels).
Gone are the days when the dirt just gets pushed around and gets stuck in the corners and crevices. Because the casing of the Dyson Fluffy's cleaner head is high at the front.
Six-year-old Cyril David Evans, Miles Street, Mardy, whilst picking whinberries, fell into the crevice, and Ronald Turner, a 20-year-old collier, also of Miles Street, Mardy, was lowered by a clothes line until he could hear the child faintly a considerable distance down.
To estimate food availability in used and available crevices, we considered the vegetation cover around each target crevice.