- An opening in anything made by breaking or parting
verb (gap, p, ing)
- a gap in a fence
- He made a by kicking a weak spot.
- An opening allowing passage or entrance
- We can slip through that .
- An opening that implies a breach or defect
- There is a between the roof and the gutter.
- A vacant space or time
- I have a in my schedule next Tuesday.
- A hiatus.
- I'm taking a .
- A mountain pass.
- The exploring party went through the high in the mountains.
- (baseball) The regions between the outfielders.
- Jones doubled through the .
- (transitive) To notch, as a sword or knife.
- (transitive) To make an opening in; to breach.
noun general aviation
- the section of the aviation industry that excludes both military and commercial passenger transport; for example sightseeing, pleasure flights, etc.
- (Europe) A direct transfer of funds between different account holders, usually on a regular basis.
- (informal) unemployment benefit cheque.
- An aircraft that flies without using an engine. If the pilot of a glider is hung beneath the wing, then the glider may be either a http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hang_glider hang glider type or a http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paragliding paraglider. When the pilot is in a fuselage and not hung below the wing, then the glider may also be referred to as a sailplane.
- A vehicle without powertrain.
- (mathematics, game of life) A configuration which recurs periodically, each time at a fixed offset from the last appearance.
- (Venice) A small long, narrow boat with a high prow and stern, propelled with a single oar.
- An enclosed car attached to a cable mechanically lifted up the side of a mountain; an enclosed ski-lift.
- A type of train-car with short sides, open on top.
- The car of a hot-air balloon or zeppelin.
- A town in Hampshire, England, next to Portsmouth
- (aviation) An autogyro, similar to a helicopter.