Definitions for gapgæp

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. gap, spread(noun)

    a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures

    "gap between income and outgo"; "the spread between lending and borrowing costs"

  2. opening, gap(noun)

    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"

  3. gap, crack(noun)

    a narrow opening

    "he opened the window a crack"

  4. col, gap(noun)

    a pass between mountain peaks

  5. gap(noun)

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

  6. break, interruption, disruption, gap(verb)

    an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity

    "it was presented without commercial breaks"; "there was a gap in his account"

  7. gap, breach(verb)

    make an opening or gap in

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. gap(Noun)

    An opening in anything made by breaking or parting.

  2. gap(Noun)

    An opening allowing passage or entrance.

    We can slip through that gap.

  3. gap(Noun)

    An opening that implies a breach or defect.

    There is a gap between the roof and the gutter.

  4. gap(Noun)

    A vacant space or time.

    I have a gap in my schedule next Tuesday.

  5. gap(Noun)

    A hiatus.

    I'm taking a gap.

  6. gap(Noun)

    A mountain or hill pass.

    The exploring party went through the high gap in the mountains.

  7. gap(Noun)

    A sheltered area of coast between two cliffs (mostly restricted to place names).

    At Birling Gap we can stop and go have a picnic on the beach.

  8. gap(Noun)

    The regions between the outfielders.

    Jones doubled through the gap.

  9. gap(Noun)

    The shortfall between the amount the medical insurer will pay to the service provider and the scheduled fee for the item.

  10. gap(Verb)

    To notch, as a sword or knife.

  11. gap(Verb)

    To make an opening in; to breach.

  12. gap(Verb)

    To check the size of a gap.

    I gapped all the sparkplugs in my car then realized I used the wrong manual and had made them too small.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Gap(noun)

    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

  2. Gap(verb)

    to notch, as a sword or knife

  3. Gap(verb)

    to make an opening in; to breach

  4. Origin: [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.]

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  1. Gap

    Gap is a census-designated place and town in Salisbury Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania with a zip code of 17527. The population was 1,931 at the 2010 census. It is the terminus for four Pennsylvania highways: 772, 741, 897, and the heavily-used 41, which goes toward Wilmington, DE.

Dictionary of Military and Associated TermsRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. gap

    An area within a minefield or obstacle belt, free of live mines or obstacles, whose width and direction will allow a friendly force to pass through in tactical formation. See also phoney minefield.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'gap' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3004

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'gap' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2651

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'gap' in Nouns Frequency: #1017

Anagrams of gap »

  1. AGP

  2. GPA

  3. PGA

Translations for gap

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • otvorCzech
  • Ritze, Ritz, Spalte, SpaltGerman
  • κενόGreek
  • brechaSpanish
  • pragu, lõheEstonian
  • aukko, tehdä, merkki, aukkopaikka, sola, tarkistaaFinnish
  • trouer, solution de continuité, trouée, brèche, entailler, écart, colFrench
  • hézagHungarian
  • interruzione, spazio vuoto, fessura, breccia, buco, passaggio, aperturaItalian
  • 間隙Japanese
  • mokorawhāMāori
  • luke, tomrom, lomme, mellomrom, gap, åpning, spalteNorwegian
  • dziura, okienko, szpara, szczelina, przerwaPolish
  • fenda, brechaPortuguese
  • разры́в, зазо́р, переры́в, брешь, промежу́ток, проло́м, щель, окно́, интерва́л, люфт, дыра́, уще́лье, прохо́дRussian
  • mwanyaSwahili
  • isikhalaZulu

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