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  • n. Plural form of gulf.


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  • "gulfs" before mentioned and an occasional prominent sandstone wall or bowlder.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 433, April 19, 1884

  • It dawned on me that the gulfs between us will always be there, the things we can never know or be able to change.


  • None of them, it is worth pointing out, has ever fully embraced the term "minimalism", and the seeds of how differently the minimalist impulse would be taken up by later composers are already there in the huge aesthetic and temperamental gulfs that separate Riley's music from Reich's, or Glass's from Young's.

    Minimalism at 50: how less became more

  • I wanted to show how together the two can create vast, seemingly inseparable gulfs between people.

    Dinaw Mengestu discusses many aspects of his first novel, The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears

  • For those directly affected it can spur nearly superhuman levels of heroism or drive people otherwise separated by the gulfs of class and race into a peculiar but necessary and oddly beautiful teamwork.

    Archive 2010-02-01

  • Let me offer a theory here about one of the many gulfs that separate the pundit class from real Americans.

    Election 2010: Results and analysis with The Post's Robert G. Kaiser

  • Though the gulfs of Hell yawn'd yonder, though the Earth were ended there,

    The Voyage of Magellan

  • "We're used to these vast gulfs between Republicans and Democrats on Afghanistan," Republican pollster Whit Ayres says.

    Poll: Narrow majority support Obama's Afghan strategy

  • It is the loss everyone feels as soon as they are done growing and begin living as adults, either suddenly responsible or old enough to realize not only what is, but also what could be and the unbridgeable gulfs that lie between the two.

    Italy, 1990

  • There are no impassable gulfs, unless one chooses, as Mr. Burroughs does, to ignore the lower human types and the higher animal types, and to compare human mind with bird mind.

    The Other Animals


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