= cracks and crevices. Ex: Her terra cotta reliefs were obtained by pressing wet clay into cracks and crevices in sidewalks in New York City. (n.) = cleavage ; fissure ; crack ; cranny ; crevice ; crevasse ; chink ; fracture. Ex: After the Civil War, Emerson saw in collegiate education 'a cleavage occurring in the hitherto firm granite of the past'. Ex: Fissures within British society and inadequate public funding meant that libraries were not linked to communities to the degree that they were in America. Ex: The author attempts to explain the events of 1997 in which the cracks and crumbling of the information industry showed in mergers and closures. Ex: Where harm over the Internet is caused by viruses, hidden in 'crannies' in the network, traditional legal enforcement is more difficult. Ex: Rampant commercialism is seeping into every crevice of American culture. Ex: Solutions proposed by climbers included using more latrines and using crevasses to dispose of waste. Ex: War of words exposed chinks in coalition. Ex: In soccer, females injured their toe 17% more than males and sustained 19% more fractures. ---- * grieta del grosor de un pelo = hairline crack. * grietas = cracks and crevices. * salir grietas = develop + cracks. * tapar grietas = caulk + cracks ; chink.