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Definitions for chasm
ˈkæz əmchasm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chasmnoun

    a deep opening in the earth's surface


  1. chasmnoun

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

    Etymology: From chasma, from χάσμα.

  2. chasmnoun

    A large difference of opinion.

    Etymology: From chasma, from χάσμα.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chasmnoun

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

    Etymology: [L. chasma, Gr. cha`sma, fr. chai`nein to gape, to open wide. See Chaos.]

  2. Chasmnoun

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

    Etymology: [L. chasma, Gr. cha`sma, fr. chai`nein to gape, to open wide. See Chaos.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Chasm

    kazm, n. a yawning or gaping hollow: a gap or opening: a void space.—adjs. Chasmed; Chasm′y. [Gr. chasma, from chain-ein, to gape; cf. Chaos.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chasm in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chasm in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of chasm in a Sentence

  1. Kim Young-woo:

    The chasm between China and (South) Korea and the US, they may enjoy this situation.

  2. Mackenzie Kelly:

    I understand the intention and spirit of the letter from the Chief of Police encouraging recently separated officers to return with a monetary incentive but the larger issue here is that officers who have been loyal to the city have not been offered a financial incentive for staying, uneven pay will breed a larger chasm related to morale issues brewing at the department. It’s important to maintain equity and fairness in pay across the board.

  3. David Lloyd George:

    The most dangerous thing in the world is to try to leap a chasm in two jumps.

  4. Allbirds T-shirts:

    From the start, we knew our vision of evolved environmentalism was broader than just shoes, as the chasm between disposable fast fashion and utilitarian basics has grown the fashion industry has clung to the same outdated methods that continue to drive excessive carbon emissions, soil depletion and synthetic waste... Allbirds apparel not only feels better, performs better and looks better, it's also better for the planet.

  5. Sarah Longwell:

    I think women are going to cost Donald Trump this election, now what we're seeing is not just a get a gender gap. It is a gender chasm with women, especially suburban women are walking away in droves.

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  • هوةArabic
  • пропаст, безднаBulgarian
  • Spalte, Kluft, AbgrundGerman
  • βάραθρο, διάσπαση, χάσμα, ρήγμα, σχίσμα, χαράδραGreek
  • cañón, barranco, sima, abismo, garganta, barranca, disensiónSpanish
  • kuilu, rotkoFinnish
  • crevasse, fossé, gouffre, divergenceFrench
  • gáibéal, deighilt, anscoilt, duibheagán, scaradh, briseadhIrish
  • jurangIndonesian
  • divario, voragine, divergenza, baratro, abissoItalian
  • תהוםHebrew
  • 渓壑Japanese
  • kloof, meningsverschil, afgrondDutch
  • abismoPortuguese
  • пропасть, расселина, разногласие, бездна, расщелинаRussian
  • provalijaSerbo-Croatian
  • klyfta, schismSwedish
  • అగాధంTelugu

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