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  9  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gap  \Gap\,  n.  (A["e]ronautics) 
  The  vertical  distance  between  two  superposed  surfaces,  esp. 
  in  a  biplane. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gap  \Gap\,  n.  [OE.  gap;  cf  Icel.  gap  an  empty  space,  Sw  gap 
  mouth,  breach,  abyss,  Dan.  gab  mouth,  opening,  AS  geap 
  expanse;  as  adj.,  wide,  spacious.  See  {Gape}.] 
  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. 
 
  {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)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gap  \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  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gap 
  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}, 
  {disruption}] 
  v  :  make  an  opening  or  gap  in  [syn:  {breach}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Gap,  PA  (CDP,  FIPS  28376) 
  Location:  39.98894  N,  76.02423  W 
  Population  (1990):  1226  (490  housing  units) 
  Area:  5.9  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  17527 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  GAP 
 
    Groups  Algorithms  and  Programming. 
 
  A  system  for  {symbolic  mathematics}  for  computational  discrete 
  algebra,  especially  group  theory,  by  Johannes  Meier,  Alice 
  Niemeyer  Werner  Nickel,  and  Martin  Schonert  of  Aachen.  GAP 
  was  designed  in  1986  and  implemented  1987.  Version  2.4  was 
  released  in  1988  and  version  3.1  in  1992. 
 
  {Sun  version  (ftp://ftp.math.rwth-aachen.de/pub/gap)} 
 
  ["GAP  3.3  Manual,  M.  Schonert  et  al  Lehrstuhl  D  Math,  RWTH 
  Aachen,  1993]. 
 
  (1995-04-12) 
 
 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Gap 
  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. 
 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  GAP 
  Generic  Access  Profile  (DECT,  Europe) 
 
 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  GAP 
  Generic  Address  Parameter 
 
 




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