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gaps, plural;
  1. A break or hole in an object or between two objects
    • - he came through the gap in the hedge
  2. A pass or way through a range of hills

  3. An unfilled space or interval; a break in continuity
    • - there are many gaps in our understanding of what happened
  4. A difference, esp. an undesirable one, between two views or situations
    • - the media were bridging the gap between government and people

  1. a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures; "gap between income and outgo"; "the spread between lending and borrowing costs"
  2. make an opening or gap in
  3. opening: 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"
  4. a narrow opening; "he opened the window a crack"
  5. col: a pass between mountain peaks
  6. a difference (especially an unfortunate difference) between two opinions or two views or two situations
  7. Gallium phosphide (''''''), a phosphide of gallium, is a compound semiconductor material with an indirect band gap of 2.26 eV. The polycrystalline material has the appearance of pale orange pieces. ...
  8. The Yaña Bistä slang, Yaña Bistä gäbe or simply Gäp was a distinct cryptolect of the Tatar language, spoken in Yaña Bistä (The New Quarter) of Kazan, traditionally known by its high crime rate. This socialect has another vocabulary and grammar than standard Tatar and now is extinct.
  9. The Gap, Inc. is an American clothing and accessories retailer based in San Francisco, California, and founded in 1969 by Donald G. Fisher and Doris F. Fisher. The company has five primary brands: the namesake Gap banner, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Piperlime and Athleta. ...
  10. In ecology, a gap or canopy gap is an opening in the forest canopy structure devoid of large trees. Gaps are formed after large trees die and fall and allows the regrowth trees and other plants as the shade is removed.
  11. GTPase-Activating Proteins, or GAPs, or GTPase-Accelerating Proteins are a family of regulatory proteins whose members can bind to activated G proteins and stimulate their GTPase activity, with the result of terminating the signaling event.
  12. In a range of hills or, especially, of mountains, a pass (also gap, notch, col, saddle, hause, bwlch (Welsh), brennig or bealach (Gaelic)) is a path that allows the crossing of a mountain chain. It is usually a saddle point in between two areas of higher elevation. ...
  13. An opening in anything made by breaking or parting; An opening allowing passage or entrance; An opening that implies a breach or defect; A vacant space or time; A hiatus; A mountain or hill pass; a sheltered area of coast between two cliffs (mostly restricted to place names); The regions ...
  14. (Gapped) When a rider falls back out of the draft of the rider in front, usually due to a sudden increase in speed by the rider in front, or to fatigue.
  15. (Gapping) The practice of failing to meet a student's full demonstrated need. See also Unmet Need.
  16. (Gapping) Openings between layers of tape within a roll.
  17. (Gapping (slippage)) price gapping is the variation in the price when you closed out a deal and the money you actually receive, due to conditions between the time the markets closed and re-opened.
  18. (Gapping) To cut a piece of metal out of the edge of an axe. This nick, usually V-shaped, renders the axe useless. The damage is usually caused by striking a hidden knot, less than being due to clumsy handling.
  19. (Gapping) When a financial aid package does not meet an applicant’s full need as per the need-analysis formula.
  20. (Gapping) Where the fabric is seen through the embroidery design either in the middle of the pattern or on the edge. See also fabric grin through.
  21. (Gapping) a form of ellipsis in which the head word is omitted from one (or more) of the conjuncts in a coordinate structure in order to avoid repetition. For example, the italicised second occurrence of bought can be gapped (i.e. ...
  22. (GAPS) The costs or services that are not covered under the Original Medicare Plan.
  23. (8. Gaps) This could mean a word with letters blanked out, a typical sentences with the word or expression you are trying to elicit blanked out, or a combination of the two, e.g. “He let the c_t out of the bag”. ...
  24. (GAPS) Grants Administration and Payment System.
  25. (GAPS) Percentage of shots faced that result in goals