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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]

crevice

/crev·ice/ (krev´is) fissure.
gingival crevice  the space between the cervical enamel of a tooth and the overlying unattached gingiva.

crevice

[krev′is]
a cleft or fissure, like that between the gum and the neck of a tooth.

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]

crevice

a fissure.

gingival crevice
the space between the cervical enamel of a tooth and the overlying unattached gingiva.
References in classic literature ?
Amelie had seen the handsome head of the mysterious man, but, fortunately, and unfortunately also, the Imperial eagles and uniform were so placed that she did not see them through the crevice in the partition.
Over the rocks, in the crevice of which the candle burned, there was thrust out an evil yellow face, a terrible animal face, all seamed and scored with vile passions.
It connected by a narrow crevice with another cave, and it was through this that we regained the open air.
High up the bluff we climbed, higher than all the other caves, to a tiny crevice that could not be seen from the ground.
Upon my word, she's playing her hand rather too openly," Miss Wirt thought; but this observation is merely parenthetic, and was not heard through the crevice of the door at which the governess uttered it.
Bruff himself was looking eagerly through a crevice left in the imperfectly-drawn curtains of the bed.
When it was opened, a crevice was opened between the door and the post.
The crevice tool and dusting brush store in the handle, so it's easier to clean crevices, stairs, and upholstered surfaces.
The High Hygiene (HH) coil eliminates all overlapping surfaces (joints/collars) and crevices in the coil/heat exchanger portion of freezers, coolers, dryers, proofers and steamers.
Pallid bats roost in a variety of structures, including crevices of rocks, caves, mines, cavities of trees, and human-made structures (Twente, 1955; Hermanson and O'Shea, 1976; Lewis, 1994), but most records of roosts of pallid bats identify geologic features as the predominant roosting stmcture (O'Shea and Vaughan, 1977; Lewis, 1996; Rambaldini and Brigham, 2008; but see Baker et al.
Every component has been carefully designed to eliminate all crevices and bug traps to allow for sanitary standard cleaning.
Researchers from the University of Zurich, who have been studying the mountain closely since 2007, say melting water is permeating exposed cracks and crevices on the 4,478m (14,690ft) mountain, which straddles the Swiss-Italian boarder.