Regardless of how it occurred, this gap was not decisive in a state where Braley lost by nearly 100,000 voters.
On the day before the big vote, Governor Walker leads Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett by just three points, and the gap was shrinking.
In a desperate bid to close the gap, our satire columnist says the McCain camp—whoops, unnamed sources!
The gap matters not only for deciphering Netanyahu's fuzzy math.
As former U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia Joseph Mussomeli put it, "Levi Strauss or the gap could destroy this country on a whim."
While at the gap the entire division of Gen. Schurz appeared to have run wild.
The Indians used the gap also, but the white men did not see any of them at this time.
Eventually he found a place from which he could see through a gap in the hedge.
If he had staid out, there would have been only one gap in the company.
With one foot in the stirrup, Dave turned savagely: "Why don't you go up in the gap with me now an' fight it out like a man?"
early 14c. (mid-13c. in place names), from Old Norse gap "chasm," related to gapa "to gape," from PIE *ghai- "to yawn, gape" (see yawn (v.)). Originally "hole in a wall or hedge;" broader sense is 16c. In U.S., common in place names in reference to a break or pass in a long mountain chain (especially one that water flows through). As a verb from 1847.
An opening in a structure or surface; a cleft or breach.
An interval or discontinuity in any series or sequence.