- creutzfeldt-jakob disease,
- crevalle jack,
- creve coeur,
- crew chief,
- crew cut,
- crew neck
Origin of crevice
Examples from the Web for crevice
We will pull back the onion and explore every crack and crevice.Details Emerge of Adam Lanza’s Life at School and Home|Christine Pelisek|December 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
If I Can Dream pushes the ties of interactivity at the molecular level into every crevice of its stars' lives.
I plucked them from the crevice, hoping not to find a bent temple.
They had a hope that the bear was still somewhere within the gorge; and that they might find him in some crevice or cave.Bruin|Mayne Reid
The instant a crevice as wide as ones hand appeared between two sterns a prow slipped into it like a coin.Letters to an Unknown|Prosper Mrime
Bending down, he took a package from a crevice, handling it very carefully.The Outdoor Chums in the Forest|Quincy Allen
The cup of green valley had not changed, it was the same as it had been when they had emerged from the crevice.Star Hunter|Andre Alice Norton
The searching wind found out every crevice about our heads and shoulders, and it was icy cold.Riverby|John Burroughs
Word Origin for crevice
mid-14c., from Old French crevace (12c., Modern French crevasse) "gap, rift, crack" (also, vulgarly, "the female pudenda"), from Vulgar Latin *crepacia, from Latin crepare "to crack, creak;" meaning shifted from the sound of breaking to the resulting fissure.