Definition Of gap


a break or hole in an object or between two objects.

he came through the gap in the hedge

an unfilled space or interval; a break in continuity.

there are many gaps in our understanding of what happened

Example Of gap

  • A wide gap exists between the majority of the government and the wishes of the people.

  • A widening gender pay gap is created and overall, working mothers' employment potential becomes limited.

  • An officer patrolling the Murton area in the early hours of today noticed a large gap in the hedge on Moor Lane and investigated.

  • Bridging the gap between paper and the network - this is the most important new technology for a decade.

  • But his chances of bridging the gap with only five racing days to go are virtually non-existent.

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