Definitions for cleftklɛft
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a space or opening made by cleavage; a split.
a division formed by cleaving.
a hollow area or indentation:
a chin with a cleft.
Origin of cleft:
1300–50; ME clift, OE (ge)clyft split, cracked, c. OHG, ON kluft; akin to cleave2
Ref: a pt. and pp. of cleave2. 2
(adj.)cloven; split; divided.
(of plant parts, as a leaf) having divisions that extend more than halfway to the midrib or base.
a split or indentation in something (as the palate or chin)
crack, cleft, crevice, fissure, scissure(adj)
a long narrow opening
having one or more incisions reaching nearly to the midrib
an opening, fissure, or V-shaped indentation made by or as if by splitting
imp. & p. p. from Cleave
divided; split; partly divided or split
incised nearly to the midrib; as, a cleft leaf
a space or opening made by splitting; a crack; a crevice; as, the cleft of a rock
a piece made by splitting; as, a cleft of wood
a disease in horses; a crack on the band of the pastern
Translations for cleft
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
an opening made by splitting
a cleft in the rocks.
- شِق،شِق، صَدْعArabic
- fissuraPortuguese (BR)
- trhlina, rozsedlinaCzech
- die SpalteGerman
- kløft; spalteDanish
- hendidura, grietaSpanish
- pukotina, raspuklimaCroatian
- 갈라진 틈Korean
- kløft, spalteNorwegian
- klyfta, sprickaSwedish
- çatlak, yarıkTurkish
- 裂縫Chinese (Trad.)
- тріщина, розколинаUkrainian
- توڑ کر دو ٹکڑے کرنا ، اختلافUrdu
- 裂缝Chinese (Simp.)
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