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A deep inlet of the sea almost surrounded by land, with a narrow mouth
“The day before, I'd taken a tour boat for a ten-hour wildlife cruise into the gulf and fjords west of town.”
A deep ravine, chasm, or abyss
“The mist perpetually hovers over the gulf below.”
A gap, fissure or opening between two objects
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“The descent to Lyons through a gulf in the cloud, some 2 miles wide and 7000 feet deep, was a dramatic return to the world.”
An infinite or immeasurable space or depth
“Those missiles the Martians had fired at us drew earthward, rushing now at a pace of many miles a second through the empty gulf of space.”
A large difference or division between two people or things
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“The gulf between the two divisions was never more evident as Everton eased through virtually without breaking a sweat.”
A whirling mass of fluid or air
“There is the theory wherein the Waratah was sucked into a gulf in the ocean and drawn by powerful inshore counter-currents into some submarine cavern.”
The property of not being in balance
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A large hole in the ground
A space entirely devoid of matter or contents
A place on the coast where ships can moor safely
To completely cover or engulf
“Even if nuclear bombs would gulf the earth and throw the planet into a radioactive hellfire, the park will always be there.”
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