Origin of cleavage
Related Words for cleavagerift, schism, chasm, division, separation, severance, discontinuity, break, split, fracture, cleft, hole, valley, divide
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Contemporary Examples of cleavage
She wore a sea-green, V-necked frock with a modest hint of cleavage.‘Outnumbered’: The Making of a Fox News Hit
October 13, 2014
The camera lingers enough for us to glimpse her cleavage and a bit of her black bra.‘Stalker’ Is an Awful Warning Against the Evils of Misogyny
October 3, 2014
Try standing up to officialdom with that amount of cleavage brandished at you.Ukraine’s Pro-Putin Rebels Prepare for a Last Stand
July 10, 2014
Karley Sciortino leans forward, adjusting a microphone buried in her cleavage.Is This Dildo-Licking, Dominatrix-Loving Vogue Blogger the New Face of Feminism?
May 22, 2014
The tangle of enormous fake diamonds resting on top of her cleavage sparkles at every flashbulb.And The Escort of The Year Is… Backstage at The Sex Oscars
March 24, 2014
Historical Examples of cleavage
Mr. Carus-Wilson attributes this cleavage to unequal cooling of the mass.The Book of the Damned
The cleavage of slates then is not a question of stratification; what then is its cause?
The cleavage of our hills is accidental cleavage, but this is cleavage with intention.
But we cannot regard the cleavage of the tree as the same in character as that of the hayrick.
The planes of cleavage stand in most cases at a high angle to the bedding.
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."
- The series of mitotic cell divisions by which a single fertilized egg cell becomes a many-celled blastula. Each division produces cells half the size of the parent cell.
- Any of the single cell divisions in such a series.