[geyps, gaps] /geɪps, gæps/
noun, (used with a singular verb)
Veterinary Pathology. a parasitic disease of poultry and other birds, characterized by frequent due to infestation of the trachea and bronchi with gapeworms.
a fit of yawning.
noun (functioning as sing)
a disease of young domestic fowl, characterized by gaping or gasping for breath and caused by parasitic worms (gapeworms)
(informal) a fit of yawning
[geyp, gap] /geɪp, gæp/ verb (used without object), gaped, gaping. 1. to stare with open mouth, as in wonder. 2. to open the mouth wide involuntarily, as the result of hunger, sleepiness, or absorbed attention. 3. to open as a gap; split or become open wide. noun 4. a wide opening; gap; breach. 5. an […]
noun, Cell Biology. 1. 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 […]
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.