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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fis·sure /ˈfɪʃɚ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 fis·sure /ˈfɪʃɚ, , ˈfɪʃjʊr/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fis·sure n.  A narrow opening, made by the parting of any substance; a cleft; as, the fissure of a rock.
 Cerebral fissures Anat., the furrows or clefts by which the surface of the cerebrum is divided; esp., the furrows first formed by the infolding of the whole wall of the cerebrum.
 Fissure needle Surg., a spiral needle for catching together the gaping lips of wounds. --Knight.
 Fissure of rolando Anat., the furrow separating the frontal from the parietal lobe in the cerebrum.
 Fissure of Sylvius Anat., a deep cerebral fissure separating the frontal from the temporal lobe. See Illust. under Brain.
 Fissure vein Mining, a crack in the earth's surface filled with mineral matter. --Raymond.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fis·sure v. t. To cleave; to divide; to crack or fracture.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a long narrow depression in a surface [syn: crevice, cranny,
            crack, chap]
      2: a long narrow opening [syn: crack, cleft, crevice, scissure]
      3: (anatomy) a long narrow slit or groove that divides an organ
         into lobes
      v : break into fissures or fine cracks