noun, Cell Biology.
a linkage of two adjacent cells consisting of a system of channels extending across a gap from one cell to the other, allowing the passage of ions and small molecules.
gap junction n.
A gap between adjacent cell membranes containing very fine latticelike connections that allow physiologic components to pass directly from cell to cell. Also called nexus.
General Amalgamated Programming with Logic. LOGPRO group, Linkoping Sweden. A restricted version of constraint logic programming, using S-unification but not restricted to a single domain. [Chapter in forthcoming Springer book on ESPRIT]
[gap-oh-sis] /gæpˈoʊ sɪs/ noun, Facetious. 1. a noticeable or series of , as between the fastened buttons or snaps on an overly tight garment.
[gap] /gæp/ noun 1. a break or opening, as in a fence, wall, or military line; breach: We found a gap in the enemy’s line of fortifications. 2. an empty space or interval; interruption in continuity; hiatus: a momentary gap in a siren’s wailing; a gap in his memory. 3. a wide divergence or difference; […]
- Gapped scale
noun 1. (music) a scale, such as a pentatonic scale, containing fewer than seven notes