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  • a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions); "they hoped to avoid a break in relations"
  • a narrow fissure in rock
  • a gap between cloud masses; "the sun shone through a rift in the clouds"

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  • a gap between cloud masses; "the sun shone through a rift in the clouds" ,
  • a narrow fissure in rock ,
  • a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions); "they hoped to avoid a break in relations"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Rift'


  • Rift: side. Where rifts remain above sea level they form a rift valley, which may be filled by water forming a rift lake. The axis of the rift area may contain
  • Gregory Rift: "Eastern Rift Valley" redirects here. For "East Rift Valley" in Taiwan, see Huatung Valley. The Gregory Rift is the eastern branch of the East African
  • Rift Valley lakes: The Rift Valley lakes are a group of lakes in the East African Rift that runs north-south through the eastern side of the African continent, from Ethiopia
  • Cardiff Rift: The Cardiff Rift is a fictional wormhole in the science fiction television series Doctor Who and Torchwood, one end of which is located in Cardiff Bay
  • Great Rift Valley: For other uses, see Great Rift Valley (disambiguation). The Great Rift Valley is a name given to the continuous geographic trench, approximately 6,000
  • Oculus Rift: The Oculus Rift is a virtual reality headset developed and manufactured by Oculus VR, released on March 28, 2016. Oculus proposed a Kickstarter campaign
  • Great Rift Valley, Ethiopia: The Great Rift Valley of Ethiopia, (or Main Ethiopian Rift or Ethiopian Rift Valley) is a branch of the East African Rift that runs through Ethiopia in
  • East African Rift: The East African Rift (EAR) is an active continental rift zone in East Africa. The EAR began developing around the onset of the Miocene, 22–25 million
  • Midcontinent Rift System: The Midcontinent Rift System (MRS) or Keweenawan Rift is a 2,000 km (1,200 mi) long geological rift in the center of the North American continent and south-central
  • Great Rift Valley, Kenya: The Great Rift Valley is part of an intra-continental ridge system that runs through Kenya from north to south. It is part of the Gregory Rift, the eastern

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