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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
    • n.
      a steep-sided valley formed by the downward displacement of a block of the earth's surface ...

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      a large elongated depression with steep walls formed by the downward displacement of a block of ...

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • ph.
      a large system of rift valleys in eastern Africa and the Middle East, the largest in the world, ...

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • ph.
      a large system of rift valleys in eastern Africa and the Middle East, forming the most ...

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    • IPA[rift]

    美式

    • n.
      a crack, split, or break in something: the wind had torn open a rift in the clouds
    • v.
      break apart or become separated through faulting caused by plate tectonics: the Indian landmass rifted from Madagascar about 90 million years ago

    Oxford American Dictionary

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