verb (used with object), gapped, gap·ping.
verb (used without object), gapped, gap·ping.
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Origin of gap
OTHER WORDS FROM gapgapless, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for gap
I was getting in a depressed mood for the next day, because I was just thinking about the gap.Scientists Uncover the Universal Geometry of Geology|Joshua Sokol|November 19, 2020|Quanta Magazine
Now, we have that gap, as you mentioned, between Kieboom and García and these A-ball type players.The Nationals’ best position player prospects are a few years away. But they’re out there.|Jesse Dougherty|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
A gap of months or even years sometimes happens even in the letter-writing of good friends.The Synchronicity of Wolfgang Pauli and Carl Jung - Issue 93: Forerunners|Paul Halpern|November 18, 2020|Nautilus
“Although there are some significant question marks and gaps, overall this is a big step forward for tackling the climate emergency,” Newsom said.Facing an epic recession, Britain unveils its ‘green industrial revolution’ to jumpstart economy, create jobs|Bernhard Warner|November 18, 2020|Fortune
FlipTheSenateThat number is not enough to close the gap between either Democrat Jon Ossoff and the Republican incumbent, Senator David Perdue, or Democrat Raphael Warnock and his Republican opponent, Senator Kelly Loeffler.The race to get Georgia’s 23,000 17-year-olds registered to vote|Tanya Basu|November 15, 2020|MIT Technology Review
She plays, she races into school, she flashes her gapped teeth.Family of Olivia Engel, Lost in Newtown, Remembers Their Daughter|Matthew DeLuca|December 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Oswald's hairs, as you can see here, have some gapped areas in there but not too many.Warren Commission (4 of 26): Hearings Vol. IV (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Rare stars, trembling like watchlights in the breeze, shone in the gapped cloud.The Death of the Gods|Dmitri Mrejkowski
The brute slowly opened its huge mouth and disclosed the cruel, gapped teeth.The Jungle Girl|Gordon Casserly
He took the axe from her, and ran his thumb along the blunt and gapped edge.Dixie Hart|Will N. Harben
Other facts show that the "gapped" branches did not behave quite normally.
British Dictionary definitions for gap
- a break in a magnetic circuit that increases the inductance and saturation point of the circuit
- See spark gap