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Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
gap

Plural
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  1. An opening in anything made by breaking or parting
    a gap in a fence
    He made a gap by kicking a weak spot.
  2. An opening allowing passage or entrance
    We can slip through that gap.
  3. An opening that implies a breach or defect
    There is a gap between the roof and the gutter.
  4. A vacant space or time
    I have a gap in my schedule next Tuesday.
  5. A hiatus.
    I'm taking a gap.
  6. A mountain pass.
    The exploring party went through the high gap in the mountains.
  7. (baseball) The regions between the outfielders.
    Jones doubled through the gap.

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Verb

Infinitive
to gap

Third person singular
gap

Simple past
ing

Past participle
-

Present participle
p

to gap (third-person singular simple present gap, present participle p, simple past and past participle ing)
  1. (transitive) To notch, as a sword or knife.
  2. (transitive) To make an opening in; to breach.

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