|n.||1.||An opening in anything made by breaking or parting; |
|2.||(Aëronautics) The vertical distance between two superposed surfaces, esp. in a biplane.|
|v. t.||1.||To notch, as a sword or knife.|
|2.||To make an opening in; to breach.|
|Noun||1.||gap - a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures; "gap between income and outgo"; "the spread between lending and borrowing costs"|
|2.||gap - 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"|
|3.||gap - a narrow opening; "he opened the window a crack"|
|4.||gap - a pass between mountain peaks|
|5.||gap - an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity; "it was presented without commercial breaks"|
|Verb||1.||gap - make an opening or gap in|
|(mathematics, tool)||GAP - Groups Algorithms and Programming.|
A system for symbolic mathematics for computational discrete algebra, especially group theory, by Johannes Meier, Alice Niemeyer, Werner Nickel, and Martin Schonert of Aachen. GAP was designed in 1986 and implemented 1987. Version 2.4 was released in 1988 and version 3.1 in 1992.
["GAP 3.3 Manual, M. Schonert et al, Lehrstuhl D Math, RWTH Aachen, 1993].