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gasped, past tense; gasped, past participle; gasps, 3rd person singular present; gasping, present participle;
  1. Inhale suddenly with the mouth open, out of pain or astonishment
    • - a woman gasped in horror at the sight of him
  2. Say (something) while catching one's breath, esp. as a result of strong emotion
    • - Jeremy gasped out an apology
    • - “It's beautiful!,” she gasped, much impressed
  3. Strain to take a deep breath
    • - she surfaced and gasped for air
  1. A convulsive catching of breath
    • - his breath was coming in gasps

  1. a short labored intake of breath with the mouth open; "she gave a gasp and fainted"
  2. pant: breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted; "The runners reached the finish line, panting heavily"
  3. The following is a list of episodes of the television series, Harper's Island. The show aired on CBS in the United States and Global TV in Canada, with the pilot premiering on April 9, 2009 as a mid-season replacement following the series finale of Eleventh Hour.
  4. A short, sudden intake of breath; (slang): A draw or drag on a cigarette (or gasper); : To draw in the breath suddenly, as if from a shock; : To breathe laboriously or convulsively; : To speak in a breathless manner
  5. (Gasping) Instance of difficulty in breathing; a laborious effort to breath
  6. The right "five" hand touches the chest and the facial expression should reflect gasping.
  7. The Galactic alliance of Sentient Planets. One of three major political bodies in the Universe. For more on GASP, read their entry in the Information page.