verb (used with object), cre·vassed, cre·vas·sing.
Origin of crevasse
Related formsun·cre·vassed, adjective
Can be confusedcrevice crevasse
Examples from the Web for crevasse
Some days, she felt as though glaciers were buckling around her and a crevasse yawned beneath her.
With the crawling, for instance, Bradey had been on top of a snow bridge that crossed a crevasse.
At one point he fell down a crevasse and was left dangling in the abyss from a rope, up which he dragged his disintegrating body.
She stopped a little while at the crevasse, I am told, but finding she could do no good, she went on.Up the River|Oliver Optic
A crevasse was made in the levee above New Orleans flooding much of the city.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
We all knew what had happened -- one of the runners was in a crevasse.The South Pole, Volumes 1 and 2|Roald Amundsen
A glance convinced one and all of them that the crevasse was impassable.The Plant Hunters|Mayne Reid
Eckenrod became sober as he studied the sharp walls of the crevasse.The Cry at Midnight|Mildred A. Wirt