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American English: /ˈklivɪdʒ/
British English: /ˈkliːvɪdʒ/

Translation of cleavage in Spanish:


countable or uncountable
  • 1 (bosom)
    Example sentences
    • Her top was extremely low cut with her cleavage barely staying in.
    • Carrie was wearing a denim skirt and another v-neck that exposed her cleavage.
    • It can be large or small, with a pronounced cleavage or with the breasts entirely separated.
  • 2 (Biology)
    Example sentences
    • The cells deriving from cleavage divisions are often called blastomeres.
    • The transparent, 100-m-diameter oocyte is fertilized and undergoes rapid mitotic cleavage cycles.
    • For a successful division to take place the cell has to determine the location, where to separate, and the point of time to start cell cleavage.
  • 3 (in rock)
    Example sentences
    • Where possible, flawed sections are removed and larger crystals cut into smaller pieces with minimal wastage by splitting the crystal along natural cleavage planes.
    • Diamonds have cleavage planes in four directions, making them highly susceptible to shattering when struck by a hard blow.
    • Thus, the crystals have cleavage planes for the necessary migration aptitude.
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