verb (used without object)
verb (used without object), Chiefly Northern U.S.
to stare with the mouth open in wonder or astonishment; gape:
Crowds stood gawping at the disabled ship.
a variant spelling of gawp
(Brit, slang) (intransitive) often foll by at. to stare stupidly; gape
“fool, simpleton,” 1825, perhaps from the verb meaning “to yawn, gape” (as in astonishment), which is attested from 1680s, a dialectal survival of galp (c.1300), which is related to yelp or gape.
[gous] /gaʊs/ noun, Electricity. 1. the centimeter-gram-second unit of magnetic induction, equal to the magnetic induction of a magnetic field in which one abcoulomb of charge, moving with a component of velocity perpendicular to the field and equal to one centimeter per second, is acted on by a force of one dyne; 1 maxwell per […]
[gouuh r, gou-er] /gaʊər, ˈgaʊ ər/ noun, plural gaurs (especially collectively) gaur. 1. a massive wild ox, Bibos gaurus, of southeastern Asia and the Malay Archipelago, growing to a height of 6 feet (1.8 meters) at the shoulder: now reduced in numbers. /ɡaʊə/ noun 1. a large wild member of the cattle tribe, Bos gaurus, […]
[gous] /gaʊs/ noun 1. Karl Friedrich [kahrl free-drikh] /kɑrl ˈfri drɪx/ (Show IPA), 1777–1855, German mathematician and astronomer. /ɡaʊs/ noun (pl) gauss 1. the cgs unit of magnetic flux density; the flux density that will induce an emf of 1 abvolt (10–8 volt) per centimetre in a wire moving across the field at a velocity […]
[gas-truh-trik] /ˈgæs trə trɪk/ noun 1. any of the microscopic, multicellular animals of the class or phylum Gastrotricha, of fresh or salt waters, characterized by bands of cilia on the ventral surface of the bottle-shaped or ribbony body and by a protrusible feeding apparatus at the mouth. /ˈɡæstrətrɪk/ noun 1. any minute aquatic multicellular animal […]