rift (rift) n. 1. a gap or space made by cleaving or splitting; fissure. 2. Geology. a fault produced by tension on either side of the fault plane. 3. a gap between two cloud masses; break or chink: he saw the sun through a rift in the clouds. 4. a break in friendly relations between people, nations, etc. ~vb. 5. to burst or cause to burst open; split [C13: from Old Norse; related to Danish rift cleft, Icelandic ript breach of contract]


The Rift - an exploration of fundamental disconnect

The rift between reality and the virtual
The rift between rich and poor
The rift between East and West.
The rift between men and women.
The rift between friends.