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Definition of the noun chasm

What does chasm mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: chasms

  1. a deep opening in the earth's surface
    • examples: The chasm is twenty feet wide and very deep. | He's standing on the edge of the chasm. | The pupils of her eyes had the blackness of a deep chasm.
    • lexical domain: Natural Objects - nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)
    • more generic words: gap / opening = an open or empty space in or between things
    • more specific words:

Alternative definition of the noun chasm


  1. A deep, steep-sided rift, gap or fissure; a gorge or abyss
  2. [context: by extension] A large difference of opinion.


Who is Chasm?

Chasm a.k.a. Robert Hampson: Joshua Robert Hampson is an English musician and composer, known primarily as a guitarist in the band Loop, which he co-founded in London in 1985 with his then-girlfriend Becky "Bex" Stewart . Loop recorded three albums, the last of which, A Gilded Eternity, made the UK album charts.


  1. "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.
  2. "Chasm" is the fourth single by Flyleaf from their second album, Memento Mori. The song was officially available for digital download on September 27, 2010.
  3. "Chasm" is the first album by the industrial band Delta-S, originally released in March 2005 as Chasm, Volume 0 on WindM Records. It was later re-released as Chasm, Volume 1 in May that same year.
  4. "Chasm" is a musical EP of Holy Strays.
    • released on
  5. "Chasm" is a composition.
  6. "Chasm" is a musical album of The Beyond.
    • released in (22 years ago)
  7. "Chasm" is a musical EP of Shit Robot.
    • released on (8 years ago)
  8. "Chasm" is a 2010 single by Flyleaf.
    • released on (5 years ago)


"Chasm" is a book by Dorothea Tanning.


  1. "Chasm" is a 2014 experimental, thriller, short film written and directed by George Spyris and Nelisa Alcalde.
  2. "Chasm" is a 2010 short sci-fi film written and directed by David Hayter.
  3. "Chasm" is a short film, directed by Megan Lloyd.


  1. Chasm is a cataloged instance, musical recording, canonical version.
  2. Chasm a.k.a. smoothelin-like 1 is a gene.
    • also known as calponin homology-associated smooth muscle protein

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Google previewAnnual Report of the United States Geological Survey to the Secretary of the Interior (1882)

by Geological Survey (U.S.)

It is, after all, a mere detail, and the outer chasm is the all-engrossing feature. On either side its palisades stretch away to the horizon. Thcir fronts wander in and out, here throwing out a gable, there receding into a chamber, or gaping widely to ...

Google previewMeeting the Challenge of Chronic Illness (2005)

by Robert L. Kane, Reinhard Priester, Annette M. Totten

a chasm is a deep cleft or divide, in this case, separating usual care from optimal care. We have long needed a comprehensive analysis of this epidemic — its causes, its effect on people and families, its impact on health care delivery and ...

Google previewManuscript Essays and Notes (1988)

by William James

In this there is unquestionably a higher degree of formal security obtained, but it is only formal, as the hegelian procedure shows, according to which even a chasm is the negation of absolute irrelativity, & may be called a connexion. Take2 a ...

Google preview2017/2018 ASVAB For Dummies with Online Practice (2017)

by Rod Powers

Chasm is a noun that refers to a deep fissure in the earth, rock, or another surface; it can also refer to a vast difference between two things. 33. C. Fundamental is an adjective that means forming a needed base or core; it also refers to a ...

Google previewMBA for Medics (2010)

by Emma Stanton, Claire Lemer

The chasm is a crucial opportunity for entrepreneurs. The transition from early adopters to an early majority frequently requires a leap in competencies and a different product concept, either in training or pricing or service support. The model of ...

Google previewNew Zealand Māori Word Encyclopedia (2007)

by Sally-Anne Lambert

1waru:\ Cavity / Rent / Cleft / Chasm / *Gully pakohu Cleft / *G0rge, Narrow pass ipiti Cleft / Crevice kapiti Crevice / Chink / Split matata Cleft / Fissure / Crack / Chink pierc Cleft in a rock hakono To crack / To gape kotzi Opening in ...

Google previewA Readable English Dictionary (1888)

Etymologically Arranged, with an Alphabetical Index by David Milne

Betwixt us and you is fixed a great chaos,' says the Bhemish version of the New Testament, meaning a great chasm or gulf. Chaos now means the rude and confused and disordered state of matter at the beginning ; any disordered state of ...

Google previewLexicon of Antarctic Stratigraphic Names Introduced by Members of United States Expeditions (1972)

by Warren Wegner, Campbell Craddock

Chasm Island Granite 1. First published use Nichols, R.L. Bedrock geology of Marguerite Bay area, Palmer Peninsula, Antarctica: Ronne Ant. Res. Exped. Tech . Rept. 13, Office of Naval Research, Washington, D.C., 60 pp., 1955. 2. Definition ...

Google previewOxford American Large Print Dictionary (2008)

by Oxford University Press

chasm /ekaz/m/ n. 1 deep fissure or opening in ...

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Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between his inner vision and its ultimate expression. (Isaac Bashevis Singer)
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Scrabble value of C3H4A1S1M3

The value of this 5-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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