crevice

[krev-is]
noun
a crack forming an opening; cleft; rift; fissure.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English crevace < Anglo-French, Old French, equivalent to crev(er) to crack (< Latin crepāre) + -ace noun suffix

creviced, adjective

crevice, crevasse.
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crevice (ˈkrɛvɪs)
 
n
a narrow fissure or crack; split; cleft
 
[C14: from Old French crevace, from crever to burst, from Latin crepāre to crack]

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crevice
mid-14c., from O.Fr. crevace, from V.L. *crepacea, from L. crepare "to crack, creak;" meaning shifted from the sound of breaking to the resulting fissure.
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crevice crev·ice (krěv'ĭs)
n.
A narrow crack, fissure, or cleft.

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Example sentences
Proto-snakes might have burrowed underground searching for food in small
  crevices.
They hide in crevices and are resilient to many insecticides.
Bed bugs who have not had the meals are smaller and difficult to track below
  folds and crevices.
When the water dried up, wind eroded away the sediments, leaving behind the
  deep crevices and some layers of sedimentary rocks.
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