Origin of crevasse
OTHER WORDS FROM crevasseun·cre·vassed, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH crevassecrevice, crevasse
Words nearby crevasse
How to use crevasse in a sentence
Elected officials for District 4 in Riverside County, which encompasses Thermal, are not blind to the climate crevasse in front of them.Postcard From Thermal: Surviving the Climate Gap in Eastern Coachella Valley|by Elizabeth Weil and Mauricio Rodríguez Pons|August 17, 2021|ProPublica
Traffic jams formed on either side of creaking aluminum ladders that were lashed together to span the gaping crevasses.
Jumping between scenes of the team airlifting an immobile skier and pulling a man out of a crevasse nine stories deep, The Horn captures the toll of making such dangerous rescues on the alpine peak.‘The Horn’ Goes Behind the Scenes of Matterhorn Rescues|Outside Editors|April 8, 2021|Outside Online
We make our choices, and we have no way to judge whether they were the right ones — so our experiences and beliefs begin to split along chaotic crevasses of bad luck.
Covered in crevasses hundreds of miles long, this place became the first active fault zone found on Mars.Rumbles on Mars Raise Hopes of Underground Magma Flows|Robin George Andrews|February 1, 2021|Quanta Magazine
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.
The path to the ancient site winds through a narrow, deep crevasse between the famous red rocks.
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
Or perhaps the Zab may have found some great crevasse in the mountains which gave it the opportunity that it needed.The Cradle of Mankind|W.A. Wigram
A small crevasse opened near at hand and was a natural receptacle for rubbish.
A tunnel was driven into the sloping surface of the ice towards a crevasse about a foot wide.
It was a ticklish business recovering the sledge which hung suspended in the crevasse.