verb (used with object), cre·vassed, cre·vas·sing.
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Origin of crevasse
OTHER WORDS FROM crevasseun·cre·vassed, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH crevassecrevice, crevasse
Words nearby crevasse
Example sentences from the Web for crevasse
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
A probing tool like this can be vital when crossing glaciers and other terrain, which commonly have holes, crevasses, water, and other hazardous features under the snow.How to build snowshoes on the fly—and 4 other tips for surviving deep snow|By Tim MacWelch/Outdoor Life|January 5, 2021|Popular Science
While we climb through high-consequence zones, where rockfall, icefall, cold, or a crevasse could result in injury or death, the risk of getting hurt from a human-caused mistake on the road is often far greater.
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.