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  1. rift

    • IPA[rɪft]

    英式

    • n.
      a crack, split, or break in something;a major fault separating blocks of the earth's surface; a rift valley.
    • v.
      break apart or become separated through faulting caused by plate tectonics;cause to break away through faulting caused by plate tectonics
    • noun: rift, plural noun: rifts

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    • 1. break apart or become separated through faulting caused by plate tectonics the Indian landmass rifted from Madagascar about 90 million years ago
    • cause to break away through faulting caused by plate tectonics in the Cretaceous two microcontinents were rifted off northern Africa and drifted northwards towards Eurasia