|1.||[ noun ] a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures|
: "gap between income and outgo" "the spread between lending and borrowing costs"
|2.||[ noun ] a narrow opening|
"he opened the window a crack"
|Related terms:||opening spark_gap lacuna|
|3.||[ noun ] 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"
|Related terms:||space hole crack rip mouth rift window chasm foramen nodes_of_ranvier breach pocket surface|
|4.||[ noun ] (geography) a pass between mountain peaks|
|Related terms:||pass wind_gap water_gap|
|5.||[ verb ] make an opening or gap in|
|Related terms:||open breach|
|6.||[ noun ] an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity|
|Synonyms:||interruption disruption break|
"it was presented without commercial breaks"
|Related terms:||delay interjection cut-in breaking_off cut-in heckling interrupt interrupt|