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A break in the clouds, fog, mist etc., which allows light through

I have but one rift in the darkness, that is that I have injured no one save myself by my folly, and that the extent of that folly you will never learn.

(obsolete except Scotland and northern UK) To belch
A chasm or fissure

The Grand Canyon is a rift in the Earth's surface, but is smaller than some of the undersea ones.

To form a rift
A rift between people or countries is a serious quarrel or disagreement that stops them having a good relationship. The interview reflected a growing rift between the President and the government
{v} to cleave, burst, belch
{n} a cleft, a breach
A shallow place in a stream; a ford
Direction in which stone splits most readily Term commonly used for granite or other stone without visible stratification of foliation
a narrow fissure in rock
A cracking or splitting of the earth's crust
An opening made by riving or splitting; a cleft; a fissure
a narrow fissure in rock a gap between cloud masses; "the sun shone through a rift in the clouds
An apparent division of the Milky Way caused by dark clouds of superposed dust
A distinct, roughly linear trough or depression on the earth’s crust that reflects a pulling apart of the crust due to tension
{f} burst open, split, cleave
A fracture or crack in a planet's surface caused by extension On some volcanoes, subsurface intrusions are concentrated in certain directions; this causes tension at the surface and also means that there will be more eruptions in these "rift zones "
Tall thin passage with or without a floor; a disagreement between members of the expedition
To cleave; to rive; to split; as, to rift an oak or a rock; to rift the clouds
A narrow cleft, fissure, or other opening in rock (as in limestone), made by cracking or splitting
A distinct, roughly linear trough or depression on the earth's crust that reflects a pulling apart of the crust due to tension
a gap between cloud masses; "the sun shone through a rift in the clouds"
A vertical fracture in the rock, created by geological stress
A rift is a split that appears in something solid, especially in the ground. Great Rift Valley East African Rift System Rift Valley rift valley
of Rive
{i} split, cleft, fissure, crevice; break in friendly relations; disagreement that causes a break in friendly relations
a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions); "they hoped to avoid a break in relations"
To burst open; to split
A fissure, crevasse, or geological fault
a break in the earth's crust due to separation of the two sides by tensional forces Often a graben forms along the rift
An elongate trough in the earth's crust formed by tension and defined by normal faults
To belch
A large-scale crack in the earth's lithosphere, produced by the tensional forces of two plates (tectonic plates) or two slide masses (two sides of a Hawaiian volcano) collapsing in different directions More or less linear over dozens to hundreds of km, a rift zone usually has a narrow valley (up to a few km wide) at its summit Rift zones are associated with basaltic volcanism, and have associated shallow earthquakes which give a real-time record of the rifting activity While most rifts are underwater, along the mid-ocean spreading plate boundaries, some are exposed at the surface: Iceland, the Baikal Rift (Siberia), and the great African Rift Valley The rift zone seen in the USGS glossary, along the summit of Mauna Loa, is so full of erupted lavas that there is no topographic depression, but a slight ridge
Rift Valley fever
A mosquito-borne, acute, febrile, viral disease of humans and animals, caused by an RNA virus of the genus Phlebovirus, which occurs in northern and eastern Africa
rift valley
A mid-oceanic ridge system with central valleys
rift valley
A graben structure between two tectonic plates which are opening relative to each other
rift zone
A large area of the earth in which plates of the earth's crust are moving away from each other, forming an extensive system of fractures and faults
rift apart
crack, cleave, split open
rift in the nation
split in the people of a country, division of the population of a nation
rift valley
1 A valley of regional extent formed by block faulting in which tensional stresses tend to pull the crust apart Synonymous with graben 2 The down-dropped block along divergent plate margins
rift valley
A deep fracture or break, about 25-50 km (15-30 miles) wide, in the earth's crust, creating an elongated valley bounded by two or more faults. a valley with very steep sides, formed by the cracking and moving of the Earth's surface. Elongated trough formed by the subsidence of a segment of the Earth's crust between dip-slip, or normal, faults. Rift valleys are usually narrow and long and have a relatively flat floor. The sides drop away steeply in steps and terraces. Rift valleys are found on the continents and along the crests of oceanic ridges. They occur where two plates that make up the Earth's surface are separating (see plate tectonics). Submarine rift valleys are usually centres of seafloor spreading, where magma wells up from the mantle. The most extensive continental rift valleys are those of the East African Rift System; other notable examples include Russia's Baikal Rift Valley and Germany's Rhine Rift Valley
rift valley
a huge, trough-shaped valley created by faulting
rift valley
A valley that has developed along a tectonic rift
rift valley
a fault trough formed through tension The Alpine Valley is the premier example
rift valley
valley formed by sinking of land between two faults
rift valley
An elongated valley formed by the depression of a block of the planet's crust between two faults or groups of faults of approximately parallel strike
rift valley
A valley formed by a fault or crack in the earth's surface, generally of tensional origin
rift valley
a valley with steep sides; formed by a rift in the earth's crust
rift valley fever
an infection common in Africa caused by a bunyavirus; transmitted by mosquitoes or by handling infected animals
Great Rift Valley
A geologic depression of southwest Asia and eastern Africa extending from the Jordan River valley to Mozambique. The region is marked by a series of faults caused by volcanic action. the Great Rift Valley a very deep, wide valley which is 3000 miles long and runs across most of East Africa and into southwest Asia. v. or Rift Valley or East African Rift System Rift system (see rift valley), extending from Jordan in the Middle East south to Mozambique in southern Africa. It is some 4,000 mi (6,400 km) long and averages 30-40 mi (48-64 km) wide. The rift has been forming for some 30 million years, as Africa and the Arabian Peninsula separate, and has produced such massifs as Kilimanjaro and Mount Kenya. The system's main branch, the Eastern Rift Valley, is occupied in the north by the Jordan River, the Dead Sea, and the Gulf of Aqaba. It continues south along the Red Sea to several lakes in Kenya. Less obvious in Tanzania, with its eastern rim eroded, it continues south to the Indian Ocean near Beira, Mozam. The western branch of the system, the Western Rift Valley, extends north from the northern end of Lake Malawi in an arc that includes lakes Rukwa, Tanganyika, Kivu, Edward, and Albert
Great Rift Valley
{i} geological depression in southwest Asia and eastern Africa that stretches from northern Syria along the valley of the Jordan River to Mozambique
Syrian-African rift
cleft in the earth formed between the two land masses of Asia and Africa
geological rift
deep fissure formed by the splitting apart of the earth's layers
great rift valley
( geology) a depression in southwestern Asia and eastern Africa; extends from the valley of the Jordan River to Mozambique; marked by geological faults
heal a rift
mend a break in a relationship
mend the rift
sew the tear, patch together the torn parts
past of rift
the splitting apart of the earth's crust when it is stretched by tectonic activity Results in the downfaulting of blocks of crust and creation of flat-floored valleys or troughs known as rift valleys (e g , Virginia's Triassic lowlands)
present participle of rift
- a breaking apart, divergence of continents along a common boundary
The process by which the earth's crust is pulled apart and broken, resulting in the formation of new crust
The tearing apart of a plate to form a depression in the Earth's crust and often eventually separating the plate into two or more smaller plates
The splitting of a continent, a feature seen in the East African Rift Valley today Rifting often results in the generation of large volumes due to the effect of decompression of underlying rocks which are close to their melting temperatures
a breach or split between two bodies due to rising hot spot activity within the mantle Continuous activity thins the lithospheric plate, causes normal and reverse dip-slip faulting and eventually separates the plate
plural of , rift
third-person singular of rift
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