Complete Definition of "gap"

English

Pronunciation
IPA|/gæp/
audio|en-us-gap.ogg|Audio (US)
rhymes|æp

Noun
en-noun

  1. An opening in anything made by breaking or parting

#:a gap in a fence
#: He made a gap by kicking a weak spot.

  1. An opening allowing passage or entrance

#: We can slip through that gap.

  1. An opening that implies a breach or defect

#: There is a gap between the roof and the gutter.

  1. A vacant space or time

#: I have a gap in my schedule next Tuesday.

  1. A hiatus.

#: I'm taking a gap.

  1. A mountain pass.

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

  1. baseball The regions between the outfielders.

#: Jones doubled through the gap.

Synonyms
(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):

Translations
trans-top|opening made by breaking or parting
French: brèche f
Portuguese: fenda f
German: Spalte f, Ritz m, Ritze f
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trans-top|opening allowing passage or entrance
French: trouée f
Portuguese: brecha f
German: Spalt m
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Spanish: brecha f
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trans-top|opening that implies a breach or defect
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trans-top|vacant space or time
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trans-top|hiatus
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trans-top|mountain pass
French: col#French|col m
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trans-top|in baseball
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ttbc|Bulgarian: дÑпка f, пÑолÑка f, пÑомеждÑÑÑк m, инÑеÑвал m
ttbc|Polish: szpara f, szczelina f, przepaÅÄ f, luka f
ttbc|Spanish: hueco m, abertura f

Verb
en-verb|gap|p|ing

  1. transitive To notch, as a sword or knife.
  2. transitive To make an opening in; to breach.

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