Definitions for chasmˈkæz əm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

chasmˈkæz əm(n.)

  1. a yawning fissure or deep cleft in the earth's surface; gorge.

    Category: Geography (terms)

  2. any marked gap or break.

  3. a wide divergence of opinions, interests, etc., esp. producing a breach in relations.

Origin of chasm:

1590–1600; < L chasma < Gk chásma, der. of chaínein to gape; see yawn

Princeton's WordNet

  1. chasm(noun)

    a deep opening in the earth's surface


  1. chasm(Noun)

    A deep, steep-sided rift, gap or fissure; a gorge or abyss

  2. chasm(Noun)

    A large difference of opinion.

  3. Origin: From chasma, from χάσμα.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chasm(noun)

    a deep opening made by disruption, as a breach in the earth or a rock; a yawning abyss; a cleft; a fissure

  2. Chasm(noun)

    a void space; a gap or break, as in ranks of men


  1. Chasm

    Chasm is the 15th studio album by Ryuichi Sakamoto and was released in 2004. The album is experimental, pairing Sakamoto's piano work with ambient and glitch programming. Notably, Sakamoto's former bandmates from Yellow Magic Orchestra, Haruomi Hosono and Yukihiro Takahashi, contribute on several songs under their own production name, Sketch Show. "coro" was featured on the soundtrack to the anime film Appleseed, while "World Citizen - i won't be disappointed/looped piano" and "only love can conquer hate" were featured in the film Babel. The original version of "Ngo", featured on the single for "Undercooled", was used in a New Balance advertisement.

Anagrams of chasm

  1. chams

Translations for chasm

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a deep opening between high rocks etc

The climber could not cross the chasm.

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