Rift

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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: see Chasm (disambiguation). For other uses, see Rift (disambiguation). In geology, a rift is a linear zone where the Earth's crust and lithosphere
  • Rift Valley Province: Rift Valley Province (Swahili: Bonde la Ufa) of Kenya, bordering Uganda, was one of Kenya's 8 provinces, before the Kenyan general election, 2013. Rift
  • 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
  • Rift Valley: Syria East African Rift, a system of rifts in East Africa Albertine Rift, the western branch of the East African Rift Great Rift Valley, Kenya, part
  • Great Rift Valley: For other uses, see Great Rift Valley (disambiguation). The Great Rift Valley is a name given in the late 19th century by British explorer John Walter
  • Rift zone: is about the lava field feature, for the tectonic feature, see Rift valley. A rift zone is a feature of some volcanoes, especially shield volcanoes
  • 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
  • Rift, West Virginia: Rift is an unincorporated community in McDowell County, West Virginia, United States. Rift is located along West Virginia Route 16 1.5 miles (2.4 km) southeast
  • 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
  • Rift valley: For other uses, see Rift Valley (disambiguation). A rift valley is a linear-shaped lowland between several highlands or mountain ranges

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