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# Gap

Pronunciation: găp
n.1.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.
It would make a great gap in your own honor.
2.(Aëronautics) The vertical distance between two superposed surfaces, esp. in a biplane.
 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.
v. t.1.To notch, as a sword or knife.
2.To make an opening in; to breach.
 Noun 1 gap - a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures; "gap between income and outgo"; "the spread between lending and borrowing costs"Synonyms: spread 2 gap - 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"Synonyms: opening 3 gap - a narrow opening; "he opened the window a crack"Synonyms: crack 4 gap - a pass between mountain peaksSynonyms: col 5 gap - an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity; "it was presented without commercial breaks"Synonyms: disruption, interruption, break Verb 1 gap - make an opening or gap inSynonyms: breach
 (mathematics, tool) 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.["GAP 3.3 Manual, M. Schonert et al, Lehrstuhl D Math, RWTH Aachen, 1993].
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