What is another word for cracks?

Pronunciation: [kɹˈaks] (IPA)

Cracks are defined as small openings or fissures in a surface. Some synonyms for cracks may include splits, fissures, crevices, fractures, breaks, gaps, and chinks. These words all have slightly different connotations, but all describe some form of a break or opening. Splits and fractures typically refer to larger breaks, while fissures and crevices may be smaller or more narrow. Gaps and chinks may refer to breaks or openings in physical objects like walls or armor, but can also be used in a more abstract sense to describe metaphorical gaps or breaks in relationships or communication.

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Usage examples for Cracks

Arriving at the place he inspected if attentively, examined all its cracks, inserted a stick into a crevice which he found near the bottom, and carefully measured its depths; afterwards he returned slowly to the camp and, opening the cartridge box, began to count the cartridges.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz
Beyond them were twenty Eskimo huts, nearly square in shape, constructed of wood and stone, the cracks of which were filled tightly with moss.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook
By this he can see the open cracks between snow blocks.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook

Famous quotes with Cracks

  • Change, when it comes, cracks everything open.
    Dorothy Allison
  • Sympathetic cracks. A term frequently used by architects and surveyors in terms of ageing houses. I know what they mean.
    Ted Dexter
  • We don't want crimes committed in New Mexico falling through the cracks. This legislation ensures that there is no area of our state where crimes can be committed without consequence.
    Pete Domenici
  • I hope to refine music, study it, try to find some area that I can unlock. I don't quite know how to explain it but it's there. These can't be the only notes in the world, there's got to be other notes some place, in some dimension, between the cracks on the piano keys.
    Marvin Gaye
  • When we got down from the ambulances there were sharp cracks about us as bursts of shrapnel splashed down upon the Town Hall square. Dead soldiers lay outside and I glanced at them coldly. We were in search of the living.
    Philip Gibbs

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