Part of speech:
A break, stop, or rest, often for a calculated purpose or effect:
The right, permission, or power to come and go freely:
A crack, crevice, or split.
(Anatomy) A separation, aperture, fissure, or short passage in an organ or body part.
(Sussex) the South Downs Way
The definition of chasm is a divergence of feelings or interests of two people or a group.
Hollow means an empty space.
A rivulet or stream
A narrow gorge or pass that restricts lateral movement, as of troops.
(Informal) A level or degree:
A deep mountain gorge or gully
A mountain pass
A narrow, steep-sided channel formed in loose earth by running water. A gully is usually dry except after periods of heavy rainfall or after the melting of snow or ice.
A steep-walled valley cut by a swift stream; deep, narrow ravine
An opening in or through anything; break; gap
The definition of parenthetical is enclosed in parenthesis.
An immeasurably deep chasm, depth, or void:
A usually adjustable opening in an optical instrument, such as a camera or telescope, that limits the amount of light passing through a lens or onto a mirror.
An empty space, esp. one to be filled in on a printed form, school test, etc.
An opening made by a breakthrough, as in a wall, line of defense, etc.
A break or pause in a line of verse: in Greek and Latin verse, the caesura falls within the metrical foot; in English verse, it is usually about the middle of the line and is shown in scanning by the sign ∥
A cleaving, splitting, or dividing
The definition of crack is a sudden, sharp breaking sound or a break in something.
A small, narrow opening; crack, as in a wall
In pathology, a diastema may refer to any an abnormal space, fissure, or cleft in an organ or part of the body.
A usually uneven surface between two layers of rock or sediment that represents either an interruption in the deposition of the layers, as in an unconformity, or a displacement of one or both layers relative to each other, as in a fault.
The definition of disparity is a difference.
A ridge that divides two drainage areas; watershed
An inconsistent act, remark, etc.
The period of time between; meantime
A suspension of governmental or administrative functions; period without the usual ruler, governor, etc.
A small or narrow space between things or parts; crevice
A space between two things; gap; distance
(Law) The termination or forfeiture of a right or privilege through disuse, through failure of some contingency, or through failure to meet stated obligations within a stated time
A means of escape; esp., a means of evading or escaping an obligation, enforcement of a law or contract, etc.
An act or instance of making or becoming open.
An interruption of continuity; an interval:
A sexual invitation or overture:
Total lack of ideas; emptiness of mind.
A space left empty by the removal or absence of something usually found in it; void
A break or open space, as in a surface; gap
A finish; end; conclusion
The definition of a rupture is an instance where something bursts or suddenly breaks.
The act or process of moving apart or forcing something apart:
A degree or amount by which things differ:
A failure or refusal to agree.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
Lack of harmony or agreement
To penetrate into or through something:
To be pierced or punctured:
To stare with the mouth open, as in wonder or surprise
Some think that the yawn is caused because the brain is too warm. The inhalation of cool air promotes the lowering of the brain temperature, resulting in your brain working more efficiently.
A marked lack of correspondence or agreement
To the full extent; completely.
A difference, as between two figures or totals:
A gap between peaks in a mountain range, used as a pass
That which is gorged or swallowed, especially by a hawk or other fowl.
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