Definition and Meanings for gap
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Part of Speech of gap
noun, transitive verb
Etymology of gap
Meaning of gap
- 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.
- the vertical distance between two superposed surfaces, esp. in a biplane.
as transitive verb
- to notch, as a sword or knife.
- to make an opening in; to breach.