Crossword clues for gap
- Space between the teeth, e.g.
- Feature of Alfred E. Neuman's smile
- Watergate tape problem
- Clothing retailer since 1969
- Dental problem calling for braces
- Continuity problem
- Longtime mall chain
- Orthodontist's concern
- Old Navy alternative
- Empty space
- Generation ___
- Feature of the Nixon tapes
- Clothing chain with a "Baby" division
- Mystery in the fossil record
- ___ year (precollege experience)
- A pass between mountain peaks
- A narrow opening
- An open or empty space in or between things
- A conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures
- An act of delaying or interrupting the continuity
- "Canyon, e.g."
- Cumberland ___, Tenn.
- Word with credibility or generation
- Blank space
- Wide crack
- Ruggles's was red
- Generation, for one
- Delaware Water ___
- Delaware or Red
- Cumberland, e.g.
- Benetton rival
- Clothing chain since 1969, with "The"
- Gender ___
- Dental problem corrected by braces
- Mall chain, with "The"
- Clothing chain, with "the"
- Cumberland ___
- Problem in historical records
- Clothing store, with "The"
- Area between center and right, say
- Popular clothing store, with "The"
- See 23-Down
- Bridge site
- Unbridged area
- В В Break
- Letterman dental feature
- Mall retailer, with "The"
- Dental problem
- Mountain pass
- Old Navy's parent, with "The"
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Gap \Gap\, v. t.
To notch, as a sword or knife.
To make an opening in; to breach.
Their masses are gapp'd with our grape.
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.]
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.
Miseries ensued by the opening of that gap.
It would make a great gap in your own honor.
(A["e]ronautics) The vertical distance between two superposed surfaces, esp. in a biplane.
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.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
early 14c., "an opening in a wall or hedge; a break, a breach," mid-13c. in place names, from Old Norse gap "chasm, empty space," related to gapa "to gape, open the mouth wide," common Proto-Germanic (cognates: Middle Dutch, Dutch gapen, German gaffen "to gape, stare," Swedish gapa, Danish gabe), from PIE *ghai- "to yawn, gape" (see yawn (v.)). From late 14c. as "a break or opening between mountains;" broader sense "unfilled space or interval, any hiatus or interruption" is from c.1600. In U.S., common in place names in reference to a deep break or pass in a long mountain chain (especially one that water flows through).
1847, "to make gaps" (transitive); 1948 "to have gaps" (intransitive), from gap (n.). Related: Gapped; gapping.
n. 1 An opening in anything made by breaking or parting. 2 An opening allowing passage or entrance. 3 An opening that implies a breach or defect. 4 A vacant space or time. 5 A hiatus. vb. 1 (label en transitive) To notch, as a sword or knife. 2 (label en transitive) To make an opening in; to breach. 3 (label en transitive) To check the size of a gap.
n. a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures; "gap between income and outgo"; "the spread between lending and borrowing costs" [syn: spread]
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]
a narrow opening; "he opened the window a crack" [syn: crack]
a pass between mountain peaks [syn: col]
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GAP ( Groups, Algorithms and Programming) is a computer algebra system for computational discrete algebra with particular emphasis on computational group theory.
Gap or The Gap may refer to:
|A zoomed in view of the image below showing the Location of Kittanning Gap, one of the gaps of the Allegheny, along a tributary of the Kittanning Run.
The USGS GNIS systems placement of the location of Kittanning Gap, is along a tributary of the Kittanning Run, not in the notch formed by the main stream. The black trace in this map forming an hairpin turn above the Lakes is the famous & historic Horseshoe Curve built by the Pennsylvania Railroad which crosses over four different streams sitting in the bottom end of water gaps in the view, and finishes its climb in a fifth, seen below in the next (zoomed out) map, just north of a sixth Blair Gap, where the historical Allegheny Portage Railroad climbed the Allegheny escarpment heading west.]]
A gap is a land form that is a low point or opening between hills or mountains or in a ridge or mountain range. It may be called a col, notch, pass, saddle, water gap, or wind gap, and geomorphologically are most often carved by water erosion from a freshet, stream or a river. Gaps created by freshets are often, if not normally, devoid of water through much of the year, their streams being dependent upon the meltwaters of a snow pack. Gaps sourced by small springs will generally have a small stream excepting perhaps during the most arid parts of the year.
Water gaps of necessity often cut entirely through a barrier range and Riverine gaps may create canyons may expose millennia of strata in the local rock column writing the geologic record. Such cuttings
Gaps in American football are the spaces in between the splits of the offensive linemen. A hole is a space in between the defensive linemen.
A gap is defined as an unfilled space or interval. On a technical analysis chart, a gap represents an area where no trading takes place. On the Japanese candlestick chart, a window is interpreted as a gap.
In an upward trend, a gap is produced when the highest price of one day is lower than the lowest price of the following day. Thus, in a downward trend, a gap occurs when the lowest price of any one day is higher than the highest price of the next day.
For example, the price of a share reaches a high of $30.00 on Wednesday, and opens at $31.20 on Thursday, falls down to $31.00 in the early hour, moves straight up again to $31.45, and no trading occurs in between $30.00 and $31.00 area. This no-trading zone appears on the chart as a gap.
Gaps can play an important role when spotted before the beginning of a move.
Usage examples of "gap".
It was only natural that once everyone had had time to adjust to the tragic void created by his departure, they would turn to that one person who could so ably fill the gap, that one person whose standards of excellence were above reproach, that one person whom they could rely upon to continue the noble traditions of the fair-Irina Stoddard!
Not knowing exactly what excuse to make, but hoping for something to turn up, the mullah took a lantern and followed him out, taking the lead as they passed through the gap in the fence and drew abreast of the mosque portico.
But the point is that, where there once appeared a single and absolutely unbridgeable gap between the world of matter and the world of lifea gap that posed a completely unsolvable problemthere now appeared only a series of minigaps.
The gap between what was human, with this smart, caring woman, and what was inhuman, with the gomers and the abusers, became too much.
For example, an anion gap on the electrolyte panel combined with metabolic acidosis on arterial blood gases would prompt an inquiry into ASA, methanol, or ethylene glycol as potential etiologic agents.
The section of the report dealing with Acton had covered a respectable span of time, but Jani had still found significant gaps.
Their view is plausible because it rejects the notion of total admixture and because it recognizes that the masses of the mixing bodies must be whittled away if there is to be mixture without any gap, if, that is to say, each substance must be divided within itself through and through for complete interpenetration with the other.
His tongue probed at the gap where Alacrity had knocked out two of his teeth.
Despite the acrimonious disputes between them, the Let It Be sessions merged with very little gap into sessions for what was to become their next released album, Abbey Road.
The age gap between them would have been less of an issue as Ana hit her twenties, and she was sure that Bee would have calmed down a bit, maybe gotten a proper job, maybe married, maybe even had a child or two.
The Germans held stubbornly on to the jaws of the gap at Falaise and Argentan, and, giving priority to their armour, tried to extricate all that they could.
But Dutch Ton stood up, took the letter from Axel, who was looking a bit disappointed to have his services broken off so abruptly, and tucked the paper into a gap in his coat.
There were a few gaps through, for the axial corridors connecting the main cylinder to the nonrotating docking net at each end, shafts for the pipes carrying fluid to and from the fins, and the observation gallery.
Susan Bates immediately squared her shoulders, banished all expression from her face, and began the descent of the steps with her eyes fixed upon the gaps in the broken building line over the way.
A second later bodies filled the gap, arms and legs pinwheeling around the flailing form of Burnfingers Begay as he fought with his three abductors.