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gap

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UK [ɡæp]
  • n.差距;间隙;缺口;间隔
  • v.使豁裂;豁开
  • Web良好农业规范(Good Agricultural Practice);盖普;中药材生产质量管理规范
Plural Form:gaps  Past Tense:gapped  
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n.
1.
开口;豁口;缺口;裂口a space between two things or in the middle of sth, especially because there is a part missing
a gap in a hedge
树篱的豁口
Leave a gap between your car and the next.
在车与车之间留条道。
2.
间断;间隔;间隙a period of time when sth stops, or between two events
a gap in the conversation
谈话的间隙
They met again after a gap of twenty years.
他们阔别二十年后又见面了。
There's a big age gap between them(= a big difference in their ages).
他们之间年龄差距很大。
3.
分歧;隔阂;差距a difference that separates people, or their opinions, situation, etc.
the gap between rich and poor
贫富之间的差距
the gap between theory and practice
理论与实践的脱节
4.
缺口;空白;漏洞a space where sth is missing
His death left an enormous gap in my life.
他去世给我的生活留下巨大的空白。
There were several gaps in my education.
我受的教育有几个欠缺之处。
We think we've identified a gap in the market(= a business opportunity to make or sell sth that is not yet available) .
我们认为已经发现了市场上一个尚待填补的空白。

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