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Gap vs. Space

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  • Gap (noun)

    An opening in anything made by breaking or parting.

    "He made a gap in the fence by kicking at a weak spot."

  • Gap (noun)

    An opening allowing passage or entrance.

    "We can slip through that gap between the buildings."

  • Gap (noun)

    An opening that implies a breach or defect.

    "There is a gap between the roof and the gutter."

  • Gap (noun)

    A vacant space or time.

    "I have a gap in my schedule next Tuesday."

  • Gap (noun)

    A hiatus, a pause in something which is otherwise continuous.

    "I'm taking a gap."

    "You must wait for a gap in the traffic before crossing the road."

  • Gap (noun)

    A vacancy, deficit, absence, or lack.

    "Their departure has left a gap in the workforce."

    "Find words to fill the gaps in an incomplete sentence."

    "ux|en|She has a gap in her teeth. (see also gap-toothed)"

  • Gap (noun)

    A mountain or hill pass.

    "The exploring party went through the high gap in the mountains."

  • Gap (noun)

    A sheltered area of coast between two cliffs (mostly restricted to place names).

    "At Birling Gap we can stop and go have a picnic on the beach."

  • Gap (noun)

    The regions between the outfielders.

    "Jones doubled through the gap."

  • Gap (noun)

    The shortfall between the amount the medical insurer will pay to the service provider and the scheduled fee for the item.

  • Gap (noun)

    (usually written as "the gap") The disparity between the indigenous and non-indigenous communities with regard to life expectancy, education, health, etc.

  • Gap (noun)

    An unsequenced region in a sequence alignment.

  • Gap (verb)

    To notch, as a sword or knife.

  • Gap (verb)

    To make an opening in; to breach.

  • Gap (verb)

    To check the size of a gap.

    "I gapped all the spark plugs in my car, but then realized I had used the wrong manual and had made them too small."

  • Space (noun)

    Of time.

  • Space (noun)

    Free time; leisure, opportunity. from 14thc.

  • Space (noun)

    A specific (specified) period of time. from 14thc.

  • Space (noun)

    Unlimited or generalized extent, physical or otherwise.

  • Space (noun)

    An undefined period of time (without qualifier, especially a short period); a while. from 15thc.

  • Space (noun)

    Distance between things. from 14thc.

  • Space (noun)

    Physical extent across two or three dimensions; area, volume (sometimes for or to do something). from 14thc.

  • Space (noun)

    Physical extent in all directions, seen as an attribute of the universe (now usually considered as a part of space-time), or a mathematical model of this. from 17thc.

  • Space (noun)

    The near-vacuum in which planets, stars and other celestial objects are situated; the universe beyond the earth's atmosphere. from 17thc.

  • Space (noun)

    A bounded or specific extent, physical or otherwise.

  • Space (noun)

    The physical and psychological area one needs within which to live or operate; personal freedom. from 20thc.

  • Space (noun)

    A (chiefly empty) area or volume with set limits or boundaries. from 14thc.

  • Space (noun)

    A position on the staff or stave bounded by lines. from 15thc.

  • Space (noun)

    A gap in text between words, lines etc., or a digital character used to create such a gap. from 16thc.

  • Space (noun)

    A piece of metal type used to separate words, cast lower than other type so as not to take ink, especially one that is narrower than one en (compare quad). from 17thc.

  • Space (noun)

    A gap; an empty place. from 17thc.

  • Space (noun)

    A set of points, each of which is uniquely specified by a number (the dimensionality) of coordinates.

  • Space (noun)

    A generalized construct or set whose members have some property in common; typically there will be a geometric metaphor allowing these members to be viewed as "points". Often used with a restricting modifier describing the members (e.g. vector space), or indicating the inventor of the construct (e.g. Hilbert space). from 20thc.

    "Functional analysis is best approached through a sound knowledge of Hilbert space theory."

  • Space (verb)

    To roam, walk, wander.

  • Space (verb)

    To set some distance apart.

  • Space (verb)

    To insert or utilise spaces in a written text.

  • Space (verb)

    To eject into outer space, usually without a space suit.

  • Space (verb)

    To travel into and through outer space.

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  • Gap (noun)

    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.

  • Gap (noun)

    The vertical distance between two superposed surfaces, esp. in a biplane.

  • Gap

    To notch, as a sword or knife.

  • Gap

    To make an opening in; to breach.

  • Space (noun)

    Extension, considered independently of anything which it may contain; that which makes extended objects conceivable and possible.

  • Space (noun)

    Place, having more or less extension; room.

  • Space (noun)

    A quantity or portion of extension; distance from one thing to another; an interval between any two or more objects; as, the space between two stars or two hills; the sound was heard for the space of a mile.

  • Space (noun)

    Quantity of time; an interval between two points of time; duration; time.

  • Space (noun)

    A short time; a while.

  • Space (noun)

    Walk; track; path; course.

  • Space (noun)

    A small piece of metal cast lower than a face type, so as not to receive the ink in printing, - used to separate words or letters.

  • Space (noun)

    One of the intervals, or open places, between the lines of the staff.

  • Space (noun)

    that portion of the universe outside the earth or its atmosphere; - called also outer space.

  • Space (verb)

    To walk; to rove; to roam.

  • Space

    To arrange or adjust the spaces in or between; as, to space words, lines, or letters.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Gap (noun)

    a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures;

    "gap between income and outgo"

    "the spread between lending and borrowing costs"

  • Gap (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"

  • Gap (noun)

    a narrow opening;

    "he opened the window a crack"

  • Gap (noun)

    a pass between mountain peaks

  • Gap (noun)

    an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity;

    "it was presented without commercial breaks"

  • Gap (verb)

    make an opening or gap in

  • Space (noun)

    the unlimited expanse in which everything is located;

    "they tested his ability to locate objects in space"

  • Space (noun)

    an empty area (usually bounded in some way between things);

    "the architect left space in front of the building"

    "they stopped at an open space in the jungle"

    "the space between his teeth"

  • Space (noun)

    an area reserved for some particular purpose;

    "the laboratory's floor space"

  • Space (noun)

    a blank character used to separate successive words in writing or printing;

    "he said the space is the most important character in the alphabet"

  • Space (noun)

    the interval between two times;

    "the distance from birth to death"

    "it all happened in the space of 10 minutes"

  • Space (noun)

    a blank area;

    "write your name in the space provided"

  • Space (noun)

    one of the areas between or below or above the lines of a musical staff;

    "the spaces are the notes F-A-C-E"

  • Space (noun)

    (printing) a block of type without a raised letter; used for spacing between words

  • Space (verb)

    place at intervals;

    "Space the interviews so that you have some time between the different candidates"

Princeton's WordNet

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