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Word: crevice

Definition: crack; fissure


Sentences Containing 'crevice'

A wide variety of water-based PBO-containing products such as crack and crevice sprays, total release foggers, and flying insect sprays are produced for and sold to consumers for home use.
At the bottom of the crevice lay a glowing blue blob.
Elizabeth Howe, Rebecca Nurse, Sarah Good, Sarah Wildes and Susanna Martin were hanged on July 19, 1692, and buried in a crevice on Gallows hill.
Emerson was at the point where the lines of magnetic force converge when an earthquake plunged him into a deep crevice.
He pursued the warriors and managed to create a crevice in the jungle like planet, which tragically sealed Mike inside.
In 1994, the bloodfin darters successfully spawned using a tile crevice just like we use today for the boulder darters.
It builds a silken tube in a crevice, often on the wall of a building, with silken threads radiating from the entrance.
It is a species of rocky deserts and mountain slopes which nests in a rock crevice where it lays its 3–5 eggs.
It is one of six communities of crevice, scree and spoil vegetation.
Lori manages to call the emergency services but only manages to say they are in trouble before losing signal. Nick loses his grip in the crevice and the couple fall, in the process breaking Lori's phone and Nick's leg, which gets trapped in a crevice at the base of the rock face.
Mike originally drew the Red Quasar Saber, but passed it on to Leo before falling to his apparent death at the bottom of a crevice.
Nicolai is dragged into a crevice but Jack breaks free, injured, after seeing letters clearly tattooed on one of the creatures.
Peppino glided first into this crevice; after they got along a few paces the passage widened.
Pesticide registration is the process through which U.S. EPA examines the ingredients of a pesticide, where and how the pesticide is used (e.g., whole room fogger, crack-and-crevice, etc.), and the specific use pattern (amount and frequency of its use).
The cliff slopes and tops are characterised by maritime grassland, heath and scrub communities with frequent species rich flushes, particularly on the north coast. The cliff faces support a maritime rock-crevice community with Thrift "Armeria maritima", Rock Samphire "Crithmum maritimum", Sea Aster "Aster tripolium" and Sea Spleenwort "Asplenium marinum" as common components.
The female will usually pick an area between cobbles or in a crevice to attach the eggs.
The nest is built in a rock crevice, and 4-5 eggs is the normal clutch.
They found the island's only known drinkable water-source – a brackish spring on the north shore, exposed only at half tide, rising from a crevice in a flat rock, large surfaces of which compose the face of the beach – and ate fish, birds, eggs, crabs and peppergrass; but they had largely exhausted the ready food within a week and on 27 December the three boats set sail for South America, leaving behind Thomas Chappel, Seth Weeks and William Wright who had chosen to stay, and who survived until their rescue on 9 April 1821.
Why has man just these species of animals for his neighbors; as if nothing but a mouse could have filled this crevice?
With an admonitory gesture to keep them back, he stooped, and looked in through the crevice in the wall.

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