fissuring

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

fissuring

  1. Present participle of fissure.

Noun[edit]

fissuring (plural fissurings)

  1. The formation of a fissure.
    • 1847, The American Journal of Science and Arts (page 91)
      The borders of large subsiding areas sooner or later experiencing deep fissurings and extensive upliftings through the tension or horizontal force of the subsiding crust []