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Meaning of CHASM

Pronunciation:  'kazum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a deep opening in the earth's surface
 

CHASM is a 5 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: abysm, abyss, gap, gulf, opening

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Chasm\, n. [L. chasma, Gr. ?, fr. ? to grape, to open
wide. See {Chaos}.]
1. A deep opening made by disruption, as a breach in the
   earth or a rock; a yawning abyss; a cleft; a fissure.

         That deep, romantic chasm which slanted down the
         green hill.                           --Coleridge.

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

         Memory . . . fills up the chasms of thought.
                                               --Addison.

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

CHeap ASseMbler.

A shareware assembler for ms-dos.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abysm, abyss, aperture, arroyo, blank, box canyon, breach, break, broaching, canyon, cavity, chap, check, chimney, chink, clearing, cleavage, cleft, cleuch, clough, clove, col, coulee, couloir, crack, cranny, crater, crevasse, crevice, cut, cwm, deep, defile, dell, depth, dig, diggings, dike, disclosure, ditch, donga, draw, excavation, fault, fenestra, fissure, fistula, flaw, flume, fontanel, foramen, fracture, furrow, gap, gape, gash, gat, gorge, groove, gulch, gulf, gully, hiatus, hole, hollow, incision, inlet, interval, joint, kloof, lacuna, laying open, leak, mine, moat, notch, nullah, opening, opening up, orifice, outlet, overlook, oversight, pass, passage, passageway, pit, pore, preterition, quarry, ravine, rent, rift, rime, rupture, scissure, seam, shaft, skip, slit, slot, space, split, stoma, throwing open, trench, uncorking, unstopping, valley, void, wadi, well, workings, yawn, yawning abyss
 

 

 

 

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