chasma
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈkazmə/
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈkæzmə/
Noun

chasma (plural chasmas)

  1. (astronomy, geology) A long, narrow, steep-sided depression on a planet (often other than Earth), a moon, or another body in the Solar System.
  2. (astronomy, obsolete, rare) An aurora.
  3. Obsolete form of chasm#English|chasm.
Related terms
  • chasm
  • chasmal
  • chasmatical (unattested; appears only in dictionaries)
Translations
  • French: chasma
  • German: Chasma
  • Italian: chasma
  • Portuguese: chasma



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