A gap is an empty space of some kind. It can be narrow (small) or wide (big).
- The gap between the two cars was not wide enough to allow for another car to park there.
- The boy can spit water through a gap between his front teeth.
- When the dentist removed Bob’s tooth, it left a big gap.
- A fire destroyed the store and created a gap between the buildings.
- We drove our car through a gap in the mountain range.
- The gap that exists between rich people and poor people in the United States continues to get larger.
- I have a gap in my schedule tomorrow. I can meet you at that time.
- A spark plug has to be gapped properly in order for it to work in an engine. (This sentence uses "gap" as a verb.)
Do you see the gap between the two electrodes?
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September 7, 2013