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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An act of delaying or interrupting the continuity; A narrow opening; A conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures; A difference (especially an unfortunate difference) between two opinions or two views or two situations;

Usage examples (38)
  • gap between income and outgo
  • The explosion made a gap in the wall
  • There was a gap in his account
  • I dont think the gap is a reflection of the lack of faith. for more
Tutoring comment
  • They will "gape" (stare with surprise with the mouth open) at the huge "gap" (opening or missing portion) in the ground caused by the earthquake.
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