Translation of cleavage in Spanish:

cleavage

Pronunciation: /ˈkliːvɪdʒ/

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  • 1.1 (bosom) escote (m)
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    • 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.
    1.2 [Biol] división (f)
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    • 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.
    1.3 (in rock) grieta (f), hendidura (f)
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    • 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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