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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 gap /ˈgæp/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 間隙; 間隔

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gap n.
 1. An opening in anything made by breaking or parting; as, a gap in a fence; an opening for a passage or entrance; an opening which implies a breach or defect; a vacant space or time; a hiatus; a mountain pass.
    Miseries ensued by the opening of that gap.   --Knolles.
    It would make a great gap in your own honor.   --Shak.
 2. Aëronautics The vertical distance between two superposed surfaces, esp. in a biplane.
 Gap lathe Mach., a turning lathe with a deep notch in the bed to admit of turning a short object of large diameter.
 To stand in the gap, to expose one's self for the protection of something; to make defense against any assailing danger; to take the place of a fallen defender or supporter.
 To stop a gap, to secure a weak point; to repair a defect.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gap, v. t.
 1. To notch, as a sword or knife.
 2. To make an opening in; to breach.
    Their masses are gapp'd with our grape.   --Tennyson.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two
           figures; "gap between income and outgo"; "the spread
           between lending and borrowing costs" [syn: spread]
      2: an open or empty space in or between things; "there was a
         small opening between the trees"; "the explosion made a
         gap in the wall" [syn: opening]
      3: a narrow opening; "he opened the window a crack" [syn: crack]
      4: a pass between mountain peaks [syn: col]
      5: an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity; "it was
         presented without commercial breaks" [syn: break, interruption,
      v : make an opening or gap in [syn: breach]
      [also: gapping, gapped]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    a rent or opening in a wall (Ezek. 13:5; comp. Amos 4:3). The
    false prophets did not stand in the gap (Ezek. 22: 30), i.e.,
    they did nothing to stop the outbreak of wickedness.