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Definition of Gap

Gap

  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.
  2. To notch, as a sword or knife.
  3. To make an opening in; to breach.
  4. The vertical distance between two superposed surfaces, esp. in a biplane.

Gap Quotations

There's a gap between people knowing what I do and really believing that I still do that - and wondering what it is I really do.
Bill Cosby

The leader can never close the gap between himself and the group. If he does, he is no longer what he must be. He must walk a tightrope between the consent he must win and the control he must exert.
Vince Lombardi

If a man can bridge the gap between life and death, if he can live on after he's dead, then maybe he was a great man.
James Dean

The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one's real and one's declared aims, one turns, as it were, instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, like a cuttlefish squirting out ink.
George Orwell

There's a tremendous gap between public opinion and public policy.
Noam Chomsky
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Gap Translations

gap in Dutch is opening, bres, gaping
gap in Italian is buca, spazio
gap in Portuguese is abertura
gap in Spanish is huelgo, brecha

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