Commentary: GAP[+quantity][+amount][+difference] [+relation][+difference][+numerical][+sums]
A gap between imports and exports creates a trade imbalance.
This study disputes the claim that the income gap between rich and poor has increased.
The accountant found a significant gap between assets and liabilities on the balance sheet.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1
Commentary: GAP[+expanse][+empty][+spatial/+temporal] [+relation][+hiatus]
John saw a gap in the traffic and made his left turn. (space empty of cars)
The child had a wide gap between his two front teeth.
The interviewer asked Bob to explain the 2-year gap in his resume. (time unaccounted for)
Electricity jumped the small gap between the terminals of the induction coil.
There are still many gaps in our understanding of what happened. (figurative extension)
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 6
Commentary: GAP[+location][+region][+opening][+small/+large] [+relation][+role][+passage]
NOTE: implies the opening serves as a passageway for something
The pioneers found a passable gap through the mountains.
The mouse crawled into the wall through a small gap near the floor.
A red fox appeared through a gap in the hedge.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3, 4
Parents felt a huge generation gap with their children during the 1060s.
The senator has a major credibility gap now that he was discovered to have lied under oath.
She was trying to bridge the gap between the two warring factions in upper management.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 5