nook or cranny

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nook or cranny

Every possible place or part of something, down to the smallest ones. You need to clean every nook or cranny of this room before your grandmother gets here—it has to be spotless for her! I looked in every nook or cranny of the attic and couldn't find that box anywhere.
See also: cranny, nook
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In the glass-top or molded surface models, there are no nooks or crannies to harbor dirt and bacteria, making the keyboard easy to clean; simply press the pause button to suspend keyboard functions, then spray the unit with disinfectant and wipe dry.
DO you know of any buildings, tunnels, nooks or crannies the Chronicle can invest igate?
The cast stainless steel grate is ideal for the food industry as it has a no nooks or crannies for food build up to occur due to being cast in one piece.