HyperDic: gulf

English > 3 senses of the word gulf:
NOUNobjectgulfan arm of a sea or ocean partly enclosed by land
attributegulf, disconnect, disconnectionan unbridgeable disparity (as from a failure of understanding)
objectgulfa deep wide chasm
gulf > pronunciation
Soundsgah'lf
Rhymesengulf
English > gulf: 3 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningAn arm of a sea or ocean partly enclosed by land; larger / larger than a bay.
InstancesGulf of AdenArm of the Indian Ocean at the entrance to the Red Sea
Gulf of AlaskaA gulf of the Pacific Ocean between the Alaska Peninsula and the Alexander Archipelago
Gulf of AntalyaA gulf of the Mediterranean Sea in southwestern Turkey
Gulf of Aqaba, Gulf of AkabaA northeastern arm of the Red Sea
Gulf of BothniaA northern arm of the Baltic Sea
Gulf of California, Sea of CortesA gulf to the west of the mainland of Mexico
Gulf of Campeche, Golfo de Campeche, Bay of CampecheA part of the Gulf of Mexico to the west of Yucatan
Gulf of Carpentaria, CarpentariaA wide shallow inlet of the Arafura Sea in northern Australia
Gulf of Corinth, Gulf of LepantoInlet of the Ionian Sea between central Greece and the Peloponnesus
Gulf of FinlandAn eastern arm of the Baltic Sea
Gulf of GuineaA gulf off the southwest coast of Africa
Gulf of MartabanAn arm of the Andaman Sea off southern Myanmar
Gulf of Mexico, Golfo de MexicoAn arm of the Atlantic to the south of the United States and to the east of Mexico
Gulf of Ob, Bay of ObAn inlet of the Kara Sea in western Siberia
Gulf of OmanAn arm of the Arabian Sea connecting it with the Persian Gulf
Gulf of RigaAn inlet of the Baltic Sea between Latvia and Estonia
Gulf of Saint Lawrence, Gulf of St. LawrenceAn arm of the northwest Atlantic Ocean off the southeastern coast of Canada
Gulf of Sidrawide inlet of the Mediterranean Sea on the north coast of Libya
Gulf of SuezA northwestern arm of the Red Sea linked to the Mediterranean by the Suez Canal
Gulf of TehuantepecAn arm of the Pacific in southern Mexico
Gulf of Thailand, Gulf of SiamAn arm of the South China Sea between Indochina and the Malay Peninsula
Gulf of VeniceAn arm of the Adriatic Sea
Persian Gulf, Arabian GulfA shallow arm of the Arabian Sea between Iran and the Arabian peninsula
Part ofseaA division of an ocean or a large body of salt water partially enclosed by land
Broaderbody of water, waterThe part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
Spanishgolfo
Catalangolf
English > gulf: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningAn unbridgeable disparity (as from a failure of understanding).
Example"he felt a gulf between himself and his former friends"
Synonymsdisconnect, disconnection
Broaderdisparityinequality or difference in some respect
Spanishabismo, desconexión, distanciamiento
Catalanabisme
English > gulf: 3 senses > noun 3, object
MeaningA deep wide chasm.
BroaderchasmA deep opening in the earth's surface
Spanishabismo, golfo, sima
Catalanabisme, abís, avenc

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