- An opening in anything made by breaking or parting
- a gap in a fence
- He made a gap by kicking a weak spot.
- 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 or hill pass.
- The exploring party went through the high gap in the mountains.
- Patrono:Sussex 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.
- (baseball) 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
opening allowing passage or entrance
vacant space or time
hiatus — see hiatus
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Third person singular
- (transitive) To notch, as a sword or knife.
- (transitive) To make an opening in; to breach.
- 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.
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