Rifling Rig

Rift

Meanings and phrases

rift

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a gap between cloud masses
  2. a narrow fissure in rock
  3. a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions); rupture; breach; break; severance; falling out

Great Rift Valley

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. ( geology) a depression in southwestern Asia and eastern Africa; extends from the valley of the Jordan River to Mozambique; marked by geological faults

Rift Valley fever

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an infection common in Africa caused by a bunyavirus; transmitted by mosquitoes or by handling infected animals

rift valley

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a valley with steep sides; formed by a rift in the earth's crust
E.g.
  • Rivers on that side therefore carry sediment away from the rift valley.
  • It lies in the rift valley between Lake Albert and Lake Edward above the Semliki River.
  • The sandstones and shales were most likely deposited in the flooded rift valley as deltas.

rift between

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Such support created a rift between Garvin and Astor.
  • Rizwan plans to create a rift between Zara and Kabir.
  • This eventually led to a rift between the two artists.

caused a rift

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This change in demography caused a rift in the Sokoji community.
  • Like "Maladroit" the marketing of this EP caused a rift with Weezer's record label Geffen Records.
  • This caused a rift among the journal's board members, ultimately leading to the magazine's evolution into a federalist journal.
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