Adjective "Gap" Definition and Examples




    1. a break or opening, as in a fence, wall, or military line; breach: We found a gap in the enemy's line of fortifications.

    2. an empty space or interval; interruption in continuity; hiatus: a momentary gap in a siren's wailing; a gap in his memory.

    3. a wide divergence or difference; disparity: the gap between expenses and income; the gap between ideals and actions.

    4. a difference or disparity in attitudes, perceptions, character, or development, or a lack of confidence or un


    "steadies can be gap."