HyperDic: gap

English > 7 senses of the word gap:
NOUNattributegap, spreada conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures
objectgap, openingan open or empty space in or between things
artifactgap, cracka narrow opening
objectgap, cola pass between mountain peaks
communicationgapa difference (especially an unfortunate difference) between two opinions or two views or two situations
actgap, break, interruption, disruptionan act of delaying or interrupting the continuity
VERBcontactgap, breachmake an opening or gap in
gap > pronunciation
Soundsgae'p
Rhymesbackslap ... zap: 45 rhymes with aep...
English > gap: 7 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningA conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures.
Example"gap between income and outgo"
Synonymspread
Broaderdisparityinequality or difference in some respect
English > gap: 7 senses > noun 2, object
MeaningAn open or empty space in or between things.
Example "the explosion made a gap in the wall"
Synonymopening
Part ofsurface, Earth's surfaceThe outermost level of the land or sea
NarrowerRanvier's nodes, nodes of Ranviersmall gaps in the myelin sheath of medullated axons
breachAn opening (especially a gap in a dike or fortification)
chasmA deep opening in the earth's surface
crack, cleft, crevice, fissure, scissureA long narrow opening
diastemaA gap or vacant space between two teeth
foramen, hiatusA natural opening or perforation through a bone or a membranous structure
holeAn opening into or through something
mouthAn opening that resembles a mouth (as of a cave or a gorge)
pocketAn opening at the corner or on the side / side of a billiard table into which billiard balls are struck
riftA gap between cloud masses
rip, rent, snag, split, tearAn opening made forcibly as by pulling apart
windowAn opening that resembles a window in appearance or function
BroaderspaceAn empty area (usually bounded in some way between things)
Spanishabertura, apertura, claro
Catalanobertura
Verbsgapmake an opening or gap in
English > gap: 7 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA narrow opening.
Synonymcrack
Narrowerlacuna, blankA blank gap or missing part
spark gapThe gap / gap between two high-potential terminals
BroaderopeningA vacant or unobstructed space that is man-made
SpanishGap, intersticio, resquicio
Catalanescletxa, gap, interstici
Verbsgapmake an opening or gap in
English > gap: 7 senses > noun 4, object
MeaningA pass between mountain peaks.
Synonymcol
Narrowerwater gapA pass in a mountain ridge through which a stream flows
wind gapA pass in a mountain ridge with no stream flowing through it
Broaderpass, mountain pass, notchThe location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaks
Spanishcol
English > gap: 7 senses > noun 5, communication
MeaningA difference (especially an unfortunate difference) between two opinions or two views or two situations.
Narrowergeneration gapA difference between the views of young people and their parents
Broaderdispute, difference, difference of opinion, conflictA disagreement or argument about something important
English > gap: 7 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningAn act of delaying or interrupting the continuity.
Example "there was a gap in his account"
Synonymsbreak, interruption, disruption
Narrowerbreaking off, abruptionAn instance of sudden interruption
cut-in, insert(film) a still picture that is introduced and that interrupts the action of a film
cut-in, insert(broadcasting) a local announcement inserted into a network program
heckling, barrackingshouting to interrupt a speech with which you disagree
interjection, interposition, interpolation, interpellationThe action of interjecting or interposing an action or remark that interrupts
Broaderdelay, holdupThe act of delaying
Spanishinterrupción, paréntesis, pausa
Catalaninterrupció, interval, parèntesi, pausa
English > gap: 7 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningmake an opening or gap in.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymbreach
Broaderopen, open upCause to open or to become open
Spanishabrir brecha
Nounsgapa narrow opening
gapan open or empty space in or between things

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