n. shallow area in a waterway; break in friendly relations; narrow fissure in rock
Capello believes there will be no long-term rift between the fans and the Manchester United star.
Sentence in Classic:
When the curtain fell on the last scene he heard the void filled with applause and, through a rift in a side scene, saw the simple body before which he had acted magically deformed, the void of faces breaking at all points and falling asunder into busy groups.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
Tom got into this and held his candle as far under the rock as he could, but said he could not see to the end of the rift.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
Surprised at the rift of light which he saw under his door, he had risen from his bed, and had groped his way thither.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
The youth, peering once through a sudden rift in a cloud, saw a brown mass of troops, interwoven and magnified until they appeared to be thousands.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane Context
A terrible sorrow had fallen upon him when he had been happy and he had let his soul fill itself with blackness and had refused obstinately to allow any rift of light to pierce through.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett Context
A dull wrack was drifting slowly across the sky, and a star or two twinkled dimly here and there through the rifts of the clouds.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context