chasm

  • 1 Chasm — – the Rift Entwickler Action Forms Erstveröffent lichung …

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  • 2 Chasm — Chasm, n. [L. chasma, Gr. ?, fr. ? to grape, to open wide. See {Chaos}.] 1. A deep opening made by disruption, as a breach in the earth or a rock; a yawning abyss; a cleft; a fissure. [1913 Webster] That deep, romantic chasm which slanted down… …

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  • 3 Chasm — «Chasm» Sencillo de Flyleaf del álbum Memento Mori Formato Promo CD, Descarga digital Género(s) Post grunge, alternative metal y Rock Cristiano Discográfica Octone Records …

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  • 4 chasm — [ kæzəm ] noun count 1. ) a very big difference that separates one person or group from another: chasm between: a widening chasm between town and country 2. ) a very deep crack in rock or ice …

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  • 5 Chasm — est un album de musique de Ryuichi Sakamoto, sorti en 2004. Liste des morceaux No Titre Durée …

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  • 6 chasm — chasm; hes·y·chasm; …

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  • 7 chasm — index hiatus, pitfall, rift (gap), split Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 8 chasm — (n.) 1590s, deep crack in the earth, from L. chasma, from Gk. khasma yawning hollow, gulf, related to khaskein to yawn, and thus to CHAOS (Cf. chaos). In English in 17c. often spelled chasma …

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  • 9 chasm — *gulf, abyss, abysm …

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  • 10 chasm — [n] gap, abyss abysm, alienation, arroyo, blank, breach, cavity, cleavage, cleft, clough, clove, crater, crevasse, fissure, flume, gorge, gulch, gulf, hiatus, hole, hollow, omission, opening, oversight, preterition, ravine, rent, rift, schism,… …

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  • 11 chasm — ► NOUN 1) a deep fissure. 2) a profound difference between people, viewpoints, feelings, etc. ORIGIN Greek khasma gaping hollow …

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  • 12 chasm — [kaz′əm] n. [L & Gr chasma, yawning hollow, gulf < Gr chainein, to YAWN] 1. a deep crack in the earth s surface; abyss 2. any break or gap 3. a wide divergence of feelings, sentiments, interests, etc.; rift chasmal [kaz′məl] adj. chasmic… …

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  • 13 chasm — noun 1 hole in the ground ADJECTIVE ▪ deep, gaping, great, huge, vast, yawning CHASM + VERB ▪ open, open up …

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  • 14 chasm — n. 1) to bridge a chasm 2) a gaping, yawning chasm * * * [ kæz(ə)m] yawning chasm a gaping to bridge a chasm …

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  • 15 chasm — [[t]kæ̱zəm[/t]] chasms 1) N COUNT A chasm is a very deep crack in rock, earth, or ice. 2) N COUNT: usu with supp, oft N between pl n If you say that there is a chasm between two things or between two groups of people, you mean that there is a… …

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  • 16 chasm — UK [ˈkæz(ə)m] / US [ˈkæzəm] noun [countable] Word forms chasm : singular chasm plural chasms 1) a very big difference that separates one person or group from another chasm between: a widening chasm between town and country 2) a very deep crack in …

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  • 17 chasm — chas|m [ˈkæzəm] n [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: chasma, from Greek] 1.) a very deep space between two areas of rock or ice, especially one that is dangerous ▪ a rope bridge across the chasm 2.) [singular] a big difference between two people …

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  • 18 chasm — noun 1 (C) a very deep space between two high areas of rock, especially one that is dangerous: a rope bridge across the chasm 2 (singular) a big difference between the opinions, experience, ways of life, etc of different groups of people,… …

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  • 19 chasm — noun 1) a deep chasm Syn: gorge, abyss, canyon, ravine, gully, gulf, defile, couloir, crevasse, fissure, crevice, gulch, coulee 2) the chasm between their views Syn …

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  • 20 chasm — chasmal, chasmic, adj. chasmed, adj. chasmy, adj. /kaz euhm/, n. 1. a yawning fissure or deep cleft in the earth s surface; gorge. 2. a breach or wide fissure in a wall or other structure. 3. a marked interruption of continuity; gap: a chasm in… …

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