Israeli politics, however, involves far more actors, cleavages and ethno-religious interests.
They are triclinic, with cleavages meeting at approximately 86 degrees.
They were cloven, it was true, but the cleavages were great ulcers and livid putrefactions.
All these cleavages and divisions in the population continue in their effects to this day.
The cleavages of racial temperament are not, as in other countries, bridged over by a sense of national unity.
On the best developed of the three cleavages the lustre is pearly, on other surfaces it is of the ordinary vitreous type.
As society forms and reforms, its cleavages follow unknown lines.
So it certainly is not necessary for all the cleavages to occur just in their normal order.
Barytes, which crystallizes in the orthorhombic system, has two sets of cleavages, viz.
(c) That it is useless to further harp on the “cleavages” of race, religion and language, in dealing with the problem of India.
1816, in geology, "action of splitting (rocks or gems) along natural fissures," from cleave (v.1) + -age. General meaning "action or state of cleaving or being cleft" is from 1867.
The sense of "cleft between a woman's breasts in low-cut clothing" is first recorded 1946, defined in a "Time" magazine article [Aug. 5] as the "Johnston Office trade term for the shadowed depression dividing an actress' bosom into two distinct sections;" traditionally first used in this sense by U.S. publicist Joseph I. Breen (1888-1965), head of the Production Code Administration (replaced 1945 by Eric Johnston), enforcers of Hollywood self-censorship, in reference to Jane Russell's costumes and poses in "The Outlaw."
cleavage cleav·age (klē'vĭj)
A series of cell divisions in the ovum immediately following fertilization. Also called segmentation.
The splitting of a complex molecule into two or more simpler molecules. Also called scission.
The linear clefts in the skin, indicating the general direction of the fibers in the dermis.