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From Center English gap, hol, from Previous English hol (orifice, hole place, cavity), from Proto-Germanic *hulą (hole house, cavity) noun spinoff of Proto-Germanic *hulaz (hole). Cognate with Dutch hol, Walloon hol, Swedish hål, Norwegian Bokmål hull (gap), Norwegian Nynorsk and Faroese hol (gap). Evaluate additionally German Höhle. Extra at hole.

Noun[edit]

gap (plural holes)

  1. A hole place or cavity; an excavation; a pit; a gap in or by a stable physique, a material, and many others.; a perforation; a lease; a fissure.

    There’s a gap in my shoe.  Her stocking has a gap in it.

    • The priest took a chest, and bored a gap within the lid.
    • c. 1606–1607, William Shakespeare, “The Tragedie of Anthonie and Cleopatra”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Printed Based on the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: [] Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, revealed 1623, OCLC 606515358, [Act II, scene vii]:

      To be known as into an enormous sphere, and to not be seen to maneuver in’t, are the holes the place eyes needs to be, which pitifully catastrophe the cheeks.

    • 1840, Alfred Tennyson, Godiva:
      [] her palfrey’s footfall shot
      Mild horrors thro’ her pulses: the blind partitions
      Had been stuffed with chinks and holes; and overhead
      Unbelievable gables, crowding, stared: []
    • 1879, R[ichard] J[efferies], chapter II, in The Newbie Poacher, London: Smith, Elder, & Co., [], OCLC 752825175:

      Orion hit a rabbit as soon as; however although sore wounded it obtained to the bury, and, struggling in, the arrow caught the aspect of the gap and was drawn out. Certainly, a nail filed sharp shouldn’t be of a lot avail as an arrowhead; you have to have it barbed, and that was a bit of past our talent.

    1. A gap in a stable.

      There’s a gap in my bucket.

  2. (heading) In video games.
    1. (golf) A subsurface standard-size gap, additionally known as cup, hitting the ball into which is the article of play. Every gap, of which there are normally eighteen as the usual on a full course, is situated on a ready floor, known as the inexperienced, of a specific sort grass.
    2. (golf) The a part of a sport wherein a participant makes an attempt to hit the ball into one of many holes.

      I performed 18 holes yesterday.  The second gap in the present day price me three strokes over par.

    3. (baseball) The rear portion of the defensive crew between the shortstop and the third baseman.

      The shortstop ranged deep into the gap to make the cease.

    4. (chess) A sq. on the board, with some positional significance, {that a} participant doesn’t, and can’t in future, management with a pleasant pawn.
    5. (stud poker) A card (additionally known as a gap card) dealt face down thus unknown to all however its holder; the standing wherein such a card is.
    6. Within the sport of fives, a part of the ground of the courtroom between the step and the pepperbox.
  3. (archaeology, slang) An excavation pit or trench.
  4. (figurative) A weak point; a flaw or ambiguity.

    I’ve discovered a gap in your argument.

    • 2011, Enjoyable – We Are Younger
      However between the drinks and refined issues / The holes in my apologies, you recognize / I’m making an attempt exhausting to take it again
  5. (casual) A container or receptacle.

    automobile gap;  mind gap

  6. (physics) In semiconductors, a scarcity of an electron in an occupied band behaving like a positively charged particle.
  7. (computing) A safety vulnerability in software program which may be taken benefit of by an exploit.
  8. (slang, anatomy) An orifice, specifically the anus. When used with shut it at all times refers back to the mouth.

    Simply shut your gap!

  9. (Eire, Scotland, notably within the phrase “get one’s gap”) Intercourse, or a intercourse accomplice.
    Are you going out to get your gap tonight?
  10. (casual, with “the”) Solitary confinement, a high-security jail cell usually used as punishment.
    Synonym: field
    • 2011, Ahmariah Jackson, IAtomic Seven, Locked Up however Not Locked Down
      Disciplinary actions can vary from a mere write as much as severe time within the gap.
  11. (slang) An undesirable place to dwell or go to; a hovel.

    His condo is a gap!

  12. (figurative) Issue, specifically, debt.

    If you end up in a gap, cease digging.

  13. (graph idea) A chordless cycle in a graph.
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  • See additionally Thesaurus:gap
  • (solitary confinement): administrative segregation, ad-seg, block (UK), field, cooler (UK), hotbox, lockdown, pound, SCU, safety housing unit, SHU, particular dealing with unit
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Verb[edit]

gap (third-person singular easy current holes, current participle holing, easy previous and previous participle holed)

  1. (transitive) To make holes in (an object or floor).

    Shrapnel holed the ship’s hull.

  2. (transitive, by extension) To destroy.

    She utterly holed the argument.

  3. (intransitive) To enter a gap.
    • 1631, Ben Jonson, The Staple of Information, Act IV, scene ii:

      Good grasp Picklock, together with your worming mind,
      And wriggling engine-head of upkeep,
      Which I shall see you gap with very shortly!
      A wonderful spherical head, when these two lugs are off,
      To trundle by a pillory!

  4. (transitive) To drive right into a gap, as an animal, or a billiard ball or golf ball.
    • 1799, Sporting Journal (quantity 13, web page 49)
      If the participant holes the crimson ball, he scores three, and upon holing his adversary’s ball, he positive aspects two; and thus it continuously occurs, that seven are obtained upon a single stroke, by caramboling and holing each balls.

    Woods holed a regular three foot putt

  5. (transitive) To chop, dig, or bore a gap or holes in.
    to gap a publish for the insertion of rails or bars
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Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gap (comparative holer or extra gap, superlative holest or most gap)

  1. Out of date type of entire.
    • 1843, Sir George Webbe Dasent (translator), A grammar of the Icelandic or Previous Norse tongue (initially by Rasmus Christian Rask)
      Such was the association of the alphabet over the gap North.

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gap

  1. masculine singular current transgressive of holit

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gap

  1. inflection of holen:
    1. first-person singular current
    2. first/third-person singular subjunctive I
    3. singular crucial

Etymology[edit]

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hōlḕ (grade 4)

  1. to chill out, to get pleasure from oneself

Center English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Previous English hāl, from Proto-Germanic *hailaz (entire; complete; wholesome).

Adjective[edit]

gap

  1. wholesome
  2. secure
  3. entire, full, full
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  • hol, ol, ole, hoal, hoale, hoel, hoil, hoille, holle, wholle
  • hal, hale, halle (Northern)
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Adverb[edit]

gap

  1. wholly
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Noun[edit]

gap (plural holes)

  1. entire, entirety
  2. well being
  3. treatment, remedy
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Previous English hol, hola, from Proto-Germanic *hulą (hole, gap).

Noun[edit]

gap (plural holes or holen)

  1. gap
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Etymology 3[edit]

From Previous English hulu; see hull for extra.

Noun[edit]

gap (plural holes)

  1. hull (outer protecting of a fruit or seed)
  2. hut, shelter
  3. hull (of a ship)
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Etymology 4[edit]

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gap

  1. previous participle of helen (to cowl)
    Synonym: heled
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Etymology 5[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gap

  1. Different type of hol (hole)

Etymology 6[edit]

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gap (uncountable)

  1. Different type of oile (oil)

Etymology 7[edit]

Noun[edit]

gap (plural holen)

  1. Different type of oule (owl)

Etymology 8[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gap

  1. Different type of holy (holy)

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Previous Norse hola

Noun[edit]

gap f or m (particular singular hola or holen, indefinite plural holer, particular plural holene)

  1. various type of hule

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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From Previous Norse hola

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gap f (particular singular hola, indefinite plural holer, particular plural holene)

  1. a cave
  2. a cavity (anatomy)
  3. a den

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Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Center Excessive German holen, from Previous Excessive German holon, from Proto-Germanic *hulōną (to fetch). Evaluate German holen, Dutch halen. Associated to English haul.

Verb[edit]

gap

  1. to fetch

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gap f

  1. genitive singular of hoľa

Noun[edit]

gap 17 (uncountable)

  1. far-off

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