from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of fissure.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having a fissure or fissures; cleft; split; divided.
- Specifically— In botany, cleft or split.
- In entomology, partly divided by one or more very deep notches: specifically applied to the wings of certain insects which appear split into two or more parts, as in the Pterophoridæ, a family of small moths.
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She ran forward, followed by golems that fissured the ice as they went.
Thicker calluses may become painful, especially if they are cracked and fissured.
Massaging your feet with moisturizing cream will soften and hydrate rough, dry and fissured skin as well as relaxing the foot after a long day.
By this I knew the hills were still mad, and deeply fissured, and that nesting within remained the contumacious hybrids.
This type I had encountered far down the fissured reaches of my unquiet sleep.
At a later age, I've recently become a mother, and due to a host of factors too intricate to unravel here or perhaps elsewhere without much thought and analysis, I fissured entirely.
Last week I moderated a panel, "From Campaign to Governing: Twitter by the Issues" at Jeff Pulver's #140conf at the 92 Y in which we discussed how the momentum from 2008 fissured into smaller, nimble and effective issue groups in the digital sphere.
They walked hand in hand a block behind the white, bent figure of the Palatski Man pushing his cart over the fissured sidewalk.
The grouping is not yet strong, both because coalitions were already fissured by political divisions when the earthquake hit, and because in the quake they lost members and organizing fundamentals computers, internet possibilities, cell phones, offices, supplies, archives, etc.
Helicopters rear and waver all around him, gusting down the avenue, toward the fissured monuments, kicking up a blast of helices that settle like pollen in a glittering layer over everyone.