Gap or The Gap may refer to:


* Gap (clothing retailer), a chain of retail clothing stores
* Gap (ecology), a spacing between large trees in a forest
* Gap (landform), a mountain pass, often carved by a river
* Gap year, a prolonged period between a life stage
* Gäp, the Tatar-based cant language
* Gap coverage, a type of vehicle insurance
* Band gap or "energy gap", the energy interval in which particles cannot propagate
* GAP, the ticker symbol for the Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company, a grocery retailer.


* Gap, Hautes-Alpes, France
* Gap, Pennsylvania, United States
* The Gap, Brecon Beacons, an ancient mountain trail in the Brecon Beacons, Wales
* The Gap, Queensland, a suburb in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
* The Gap, New South Wales, an ocean cliff at Watsons Bay, New South Wales, Australia
* Darién Gap, a large swath of undeveloped swampland and forest separating Panama and Colombia
* Loughborough Gap, a disused section of the Great Central Railway in England
* Fulda Gap, an area in Germany of strategic importance during the cold war
* Mid-Atlantic Gap, in World War II, an area in the Atlantic Ocean with no air coverage


* The Gap Band, an American music group
* Gap Mangione, jazz pianist and bandleader
* "The Gap" (album), a 2000 album by Joan of Arc
* The Gap Cycle, a science fiction novel series by Stephen Donaldson
* "El Boquete" (The Gap), a 2006 Argentine film
* Gap FC, a French football club
* G.A.P Adventures, the largest adventure travel company in Canada


* .45 GAP, the "Glock Automatic Pistol" cartridge
* GAAP, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, standard guidelines for financial accounting
* GAP, Good Agricultural Practices, any collection of value-based agricultural practices
* GAP, Generic access profile, an interoperability protocol used in wireless telephony
* GAP, Genocide Awareness Project, a movable pro-life display
* GAP, Government Accountability Project, a nonprofit organization
* GAP, Great Ape Project, an international organization advocating legal rights for great apes
* GAP computer algebra system (Groups, Algorithms and Programming), a software package
* GAP, Güneydoğu Anadolu Projesi (Southeastern Anatolia Project), a land reform project in Turkey
* GAP, the license plate code for Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
* GAP, Gruppi di Azione Partigiana (Partisan Action Group), an Italian terrorist group founded by Giangiacomo Feltrinelli
* Graph automorphism problem
* Air Philippines (ICAO designator)


* GaP, Gallium(III) phosphide, a semiconductor material
* GAPs, GTPase activating proteins, a biochemical compound
* GAP, Glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate, a 3-carbon molecule metabolite important in both glycolysis and the Calvin cycle

ee also

* Gaap

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  • Gap — (g[a^]p), n. [OE. gap; cf. Icel. gap an empty space, Sw. gap mouth, breach, abyss, Dan. gab mouth, opening, AS. geap expanse; as adj., wide, spacious. See {Gape}.] 1. An opening in anything made by breaking or parting; as, a gap in a fence; an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • GaP — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. {{{image}}}   Sigles d une seule lettre   Sigles de deux lettres > Sigles de trois lettres …   Wikipédia en Français

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