1 a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures; "gap between income and outgo"; "the spread between lending and borrowing costs" [syn: 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]
3 a narrow opening; "he opened the window a crack" [syn: crack]
4 a pass between mountain peaks [syn: col]
5 an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity; "it was presented without commercial breaks" [syn: break, interruption, disruption] v : make an opening or gap in [syn: breach] [also: gapping, gapped]
- Rhymes with: -æp
- An opening in anything made by breaking or parting
- a gap in a fence
- He made a gap by kicking a weak spot.
- a gap in a fence
- An opening allowing passage or entrance
- We can slip through that gap.
- An opening that implies a breach or defect
- There is a gap between the roof and the gutter.
- A vacant space or time
- I have a gap in my schedule next Tuesday.
- A hiatus.
- I'm taking a gap.
- A mountain pass.
- The exploring party went through the high gap in the mountains.
- The regions between the outfielders.
- Jones doubled through the gap.
- (opening made by breaking or parting): break, hole, rip, split, tear, rift, chasm, fissure
- (opening allowing passage or entrance): break, clearing, hole, opening
- (opening that implies a breach or defect): space
- (vacant space or time): window
- (hiatus): hiatus
- (mountain pass): col, neck, pass
- (in baseball):
opening made by breaking or parting
- French: brèche
- Portuguese: fenda
- German: Spalte, Ritz, Ritze
opening allowing passage or entrance
- French: trouée
- German: Spalt
- Portuguese: brecha
- Spanish: brecha
opening that implies a breach or defect
vacant space or time
- French: col
Translations to be checked
- To notch, as a sword or knife.
- To make an opening in; to breach.
Gap or The Gap may refer to:
- Gap (clothing retailer), a chain of retail clothing stores
- Gap (ecology), a spacing between large trees in a forest
- Gap (landform), a mountain pass, often carved by a river
- Gap year, a prolonged period between a life stage
- Gäp, the Tatar-based cant language
- Gaap, a mighty Prince and Great President of Hell in demonology
- Gap coverage, a type of vehicle insurance
- Band gap or energy gap, the energy interval in which particles cannot propagate
- Gap, Hautes-Alpes, France
- Gap, Pennsylvania, United States
- The Gap, Brecon Beacons, an ancient mountain trail in the Brecon Beacons, Wales
- The Gap, Queensland, a suburb in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
- The Gap, New South Wales, an ocean cliff at Watsons Bay, New South Wales, Australia
- Darién Gap, a large swath of undeveloped swampland and forest separating Panama and Colombia
- Loughborough Gap, a disused section of the Great Central Railway in England
- Fulda Gap, an area in Germany of strategic importance during the cold war
- Mid-Atlantic Gap, in World War II, an area in the Atlantic Ocean with no air coverage
- .45 GAP, the "Glock Automatic Pistol" cartridge
- GAAP, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, standard guidelines for financial accounting
- GAP, Good Agricultural Practices, any collection of value-based agricultural practices
- GAP, Generic access profile, an interoperability protocol used in wireless telephony
- GAP, Genocide Awareness Project, a movable pro-life display
- GAP, Government Accountability Project, a nonprofit organization
- GAP, Great Ape Project, an international organization advocating legal rights for great apes
- GAP computer algebra system (Groups, Algorithms and Programming), a software package
- GAP, Güneydoğu Anadolu Projesi (Southeastern Anatolia Project), a land reform project in Turkey
- GAP, the license plate code for Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
- GAP, Gruppi di Azione Partigiana (Partisan Action Group), an Italian terrorist group founded by Giangiacomo Feltrinelli
- Graph automorphism problem
gap in German: Gap
gap in Spanish: GAP
gap in Esperanto: GAP
gap in French: GAP
gap in Italian: GAP
gap in Dutch: Gap
gap in Japanese: ギャップ
gap in Portuguese: Gap
gap in Volapük: Gap
gap in Contenese: Gap
gap in Chinese: Gap
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