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 for gap
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Gap \Gap\ (g[a^]p), 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.]
     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.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Miseries ensued by the opening of that gap.
                                                    --Knolles.
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              It would make a great gap in your own honor. --Shak.
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     2. (A["e]ronautics) The vertical distance between two
        superposed surfaces, esp. in a biplane.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     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.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Gap \Gap\, v. t.
     1. To notch, as a sword or knife.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To make an opening in; to breach.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Their masses are gapp'd with our grape. --Tennyson.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  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: gap, 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, gap]
      3: a narrow opening; "he opened the window a crack" [syn: gap,
         crack]
      4: a pass between mountain peaks [syn: col, gap]
      5: a difference (especially an unfortunate difference) between
         two opinions or two views or two situations
      6: an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity; "it was
         presented without commercial breaks"; "there was a gap in his
         account" [syn: break, interruption, disruption, gap]
      v 1: make an opening or gap in [syn: gap, breach]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  171 Moby Thesaurus words for "gap":
     abysm, abyss, aperture, arrearage, arroyo, bottom, bottom glade,
     bottoms, box canyon, breach, break, breakage, broaching, burst,
     caesura, canyon, cavity, cessation, chap, chasm, check, chimney,
     chink, chip, clearing, cleavage, cleave, cleft, cleuch, clough,
     clove, col, coulee, couloir, crack, cranny, crevasse, crevice, cut,
     cut apart, cwm, dale, defalcation, defect, deficiency, deficit,
     defile, dehisce, delay, dell, difference, dike, dingle,
     disagreement, disclosure, discontinuity, discrepancy, disparity,
     disruption, distance, distinction, ditch, divergence, division,
     donga, draw, excavation, fault, fenestra, fissure, fistula, flaw,
     flume, fontanel, foramen, fracture, furrow, gape, gash, gat, gill,
     glen, gorge, groove, grove, gulch, gulf, gully, halt, hang open,
     hiatus, hole, hollow, incise, incision, inconsistency, inlet,
     interim, intermission, interruption, interspace, interval,
     intervale, joint, kloof, lack, lacuna, laying open, leak, letup,
     lull, lunar rill, missing link, moat, need, notch, nullah,
     omission, open, opening, opening up, orifice, oscitate, outage,
     outlet, pass, passage, passageway, pause, pore, ravine, recess,
     rent, respite, rest, rift, rime, rip, rive, rupture, scale,
     scissure, seam, separation, shortage, slash, slice, slit, slot,
     space, splinter, split, stoma, stop, strath, suspension, tear,
     throwing open, trench, trough, ullage, uncorking, unstopping, vale,
     valley, void, wadi, wait, want, wantage, yawn
  
  

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  GAP
         Generic Access Profile (DECT, Europe, Bluetooth)
         

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  GAP
         Generic Address Parameter
         

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  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.
  
     ftp://ftp.math.rwth-aachen.de/pub/gap)">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 :

  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 U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Gap, PA -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Pennsylvania
     Population (2000):    1611
     Housing Units (2000): 597
     Land area (2000):     2.794488 sq. miles (7.237690 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    2.794488 sq. miles (7.237690 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            28376
     Located within:       Pennsylvania (PA), FIPS 42
     Location:             39.987360 N, 76.019254 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     17527
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Gap, PA
      Gap
  

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