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fis·sure

 (fĭsh′ər)
n.
1. A long narrow opening; a crack or cleft.
2. The process of splitting or separating; division.
3. A separation into subgroups or factions; a schism.
4. Anatomy A normal groove or furrow, as in the liver or brain, that divides an organ into lobes or parts.
5. Medicine A break in the skin, usually where it joins a mucous membrane, producing a cracklike sore or ulcer.
intr. & tr.v. fis·sured, fis·sur·ing, fis·sures
To form a crack or cleft or cause a crack or cleft in.

[Middle English, cut, from Old French, from Latin fissūra, from fissus, split; see fissi-.]

fissured

(ˈfɪʃəd)
adj
1. having deep lines or cracks
2. divided through disagreement
Translations

fissured

[ˈfɪʃəd] ADJagrietado

fissured

adjrissig; (= with deep fissures)zerklüftet
References in classic literature ?
Then came crests and ravines, in a sort of desert which preceded the Ugogo country; and lower down were yellow plains, parched and fissured by the intense heat, and, here and there, bestrewn with saline plants and brambly thickets.
He details this theory in his book entitled, The Fissured Workplace, Why Work Became So Bad for So Many, which he wrote prior to his appointment as head of the Wage and Hour Division.
David Weil, division administrator said, The oil and gas industry is one of the most fissured industries.