Cleavage Definition

klēvĭj
cleavages
noun
cleavages
A cleaving, splitting, or dividing.
Webster's New World
The manner in which a thing splits.
Webster's New World
A cleft; fissure; division.
Webster's New World
Cell division, esp. the series of mitotic cell divisions that transform the fertilized ovum into the earliest embryonic stage.
Webster's New World
The tendency of some minerals to break in definite planes, producing smooth surfaces.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Cleavage

Noun

Singular:
cleavage
Plural:
cleavages

Origin of Cleavage

  • From cleave +‎ -age.

    From Wiktionary

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