Complete Definition of "cleft"

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English

Pronunciation
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ɛft|-ɛft

Noun
en-noun

  1. an opening, fissure, or V-shaped indentation made by or as if by splitting

Translations

Chinese: 裂縫, 裂缝
French: fissure f
German: Spalte f
mid
Japanese: 裂け目
Korean: 골 (gor, -l), 샅 (sat)
Portuguese: rachadura f, fissura f, partido m
Russian: расселина f (rasselina)
Spanish: hendidura f
Turkish: yarık

Derived terms
w:Cleft of Venus|Cleft of Venus
cleft chin
cleft foot
cleft lip
cleft palate

Related terms
cleave
cleavage
cleaver

See also
dimple

Verb
cleft

  1. simple past of to cleave
  2. past participle of to cleave

Translations
Dutch: gespleten
Turkish: yarılmış from yarmak

fr:cleft
te:cleft
zh:cleft

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