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NOUN (6)

1. a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures;
- Example: "gap between income and outgo"
- Example: "the spread between lending and borrowing costs"
[syn: gap, spread]

2. an open or empty space in or between things;
- Example: "there was a small opening between the trees"
- Example: "the explosion made a gap in the wall"
[syn: opening, gap]

3. a narrow opening;
- Example: "he opened the window a crack"
[syn: gap, crack]

4. a pass between mountain peaks;
[syn: col, gap]

5. a difference (especially an unfortunate difference) between two opinions or two views or two situations;

6. an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity;
- Example: "it was presented without commercial breaks"
- Example: "there was a gap in his account"
[syn: break, interruption, disruption, gap]


VERB (1)

1. make an opening or gap in;
[syn: gap, breach]

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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gap \Gap\ (g[a^]p), n. [OE. gap; cf. Icel. gap an empty space, Sw. gap mouth, breach, abyss, Dan. gab mouth, opening, AS. geap expanse; as adj., wide, spacious. See Gape.] 1. An opening in anything made by breaking or parting; as, a gap in a fence; an opening for a passage or entrance; an opening which implies a breach or defect; a vacant space or time; a hiatus; a mountain pass. [1913 Webster] Miseries ensued by the opening of that gap. --Knolles. [1913 Webster] It would make a great gap in your own honor. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. (A["e]ronautics) The vertical distance between two superposed surfaces, esp. in a biplane. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] Gap lathe (Mach.), a turning lathe with a deep notch in the bed to admit of turning a short object of large diameter. To stand in the gap, to expose one's self for the protection of something; to make defense against any assailing danger; to take the place of a fallen defender or supporter. To stop a gap, to secure a weak point; to repair a defect. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gap \Gap\, v. t. 1. To notch, as a sword or knife. [1913 Webster] 2. To make an opening in; to breach. [1913 Webster] Their masses are gapp'd with our grape. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

gap n 1: a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures; "gap between income and outgo"; "the spread between lending and borrowing costs" [syn: gap, spread] 2: an open or empty space in or between things; "there was a small opening between the trees"; "the explosion made a gap in the wall" [syn: opening, gap] 3: a narrow opening; "he opened the window a crack" [syn: gap, crack] 4: a pass between mountain peaks [syn: col, gap] 5: a difference (especially an unfortunate difference) between two opinions or two views or two situations 6: an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity; "it was presented without commercial breaks"; "there was a gap in his account" [syn: break, interruption, disruption, gap] v 1: make an opening or gap in [syn: gap, breach]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

171 Moby Thesaurus words for "gap": abysm, abyss, aperture, arrearage, arroyo, bottom, bottom glade, bottoms, box canyon, breach, break, breakage, broaching, burst, caesura, canyon, cavity, cessation, chap, chasm, check, chimney, chink, chip, clearing, cleavage, cleave, cleft, cleuch, clough, clove, col, coulee, couloir, crack, cranny, crevasse, crevice, cut, cut apart, cwm, dale, defalcation, defect, deficiency, deficit, defile, dehisce, delay, dell, difference, dike, dingle, disagreement, disclosure, discontinuity, discrepancy, disparity, disruption, distance, distinction, ditch, divergence, division, donga, draw, excavation, fault, fenestra, fissure, fistula, flaw, flume, fontanel, foramen, fracture, furrow, gape, gash, gat, gill, glen, gorge, groove, grove, gulch, gulf, gully, halt, hang open, hiatus, hole, hollow, incise, incision, inconsistency, inlet, interim, intermission, interruption, interspace, interval, intervale, joint, kloof, lack, lacuna, laying open, leak, letup, lull, lunar rill, missing link, moat, need, notch, nullah, omission, open, opening, opening up, orifice, oscitate, outage, outlet, pass, passage, passageway, pause, pore, ravine, recess, rent, respite, rest, rift, rime, rip, rive, rupture, scale, scissure, seam, separation, shortage, slash, slice, slit, slot, space, splinter, split, stoma, stop, strath, suspension, tear, throwing open, trench, trough, ullage, uncorking, unstopping, vale, valley, void, wadi, wait, want, wantage, yawn
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

GAP Generic Access Profile (DECT, Europe, Bluetooth)
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

GAP Generic Address Parameter
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

GAP Groups Algorithms and Programming. A system for symbolic mathematics for computational discrete algebra, especially group theory, by Johannes Meier, Alice Niemeyer, Werner Nickel, and Martin Schonert of Aachen. GAP was designed in 1986 and implemented 1987. Version 2.4 was released in 1988 and version 3.1 in 1992. Sun version (ftp://ftp.math.rwth-aachen.de/pub/gap). ["GAP 3.3 Manual, M. Schonert et al, Lehrstuhl D Math, RWTH Aachen, 1993]. (1995-04-12)
Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary:

Gap a rent or opening in a wall (Ezek. 13:5; comp. Amos 4:3). The false prophets did not stand in the gap (Ezek. 22: 30), i.e., they did nothing to stop the outbreak of wickedness.
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Gap, PA -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Pennsylvania Population (2000): 1611 Housing Units (2000): 597 Land area (2000): 2.794488 sq. miles (7.237690 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.794488 sq. miles (7.237690 sq. km) FIPS code: 28376 Located within: Pennsylvania (PA), FIPS 42 Location: 39.987360 N, 76.019254 W ZIP Codes (1990): 17527 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Gap, PA Gap