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gap

 [gap]
an opening or hiatus.
anion gap the concentration of plasma anions not routinely measured by laboratory screening, accounting for the difference between the routinely measured anions and cations and equal to the plasma sodium − (chloride + bicarbonate); used in the evaluation of acid-base disorders.
auscultatory gap a period in which Korotkoff sounds disappear during auscultation of a patient' s blood pressure.

gap

(gap),
1. A hiatus or opening in a structure.
2. An interval or discontinuity in any series or sequence.
3. A period in the cell cycle.
4. A communicating junction.

gap

Vox populi A separation between 2 or more objects or processes. See Anion gap, AC-BC gap, Developmental gap, Gender gap, Osmolar gap, Utilization gap.

gap

(G) (gap)
1. A hiatus or opening in a structure.
2. An interval or discontinuity in any series or sequence.
3. A period in the cell cycle.

gap

(gap)
1. Space created because two adjacent teeth in dental arch do not touch.
2. A hiatus or opening in a structure.
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The Gap brand began fiscal 2018 with 725 specialty stores -- plus hundreds of factory and outlet stores -- globally.
The relationship between the gap size and species richness at the gap edge was determined by using a species-gap size curve.
Field results indicated that the gap acceptance decision for vehicles entering from the inside lane affects the decision of vehicles entering from the outside lanes.
7, a shows that bearing capacity is decreased gradually with the increase of the gap width, but the decrease slows down.
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However,the relative indirect skylight and relative directly sunlightboth increased remarkably with the gap size and decreased remarkably with the gap age, which were important to species composition and vegetation growth.Furthermore, intermediate-aged gaps were a critical 'building phase' for species composition in forest(Dirzoet al., 1992).Thus, the interaction of gap size and age play a specific role in affecting soil properties and species diversity.
The solution, then, to a reasonable approximation for the barrier flight has to come from experience and by increasing the gap using some multiple of the calculated gap.
The changes for 2011 include a 50% discount on brand name drugs purchased during the gap in coverage, reducing an enrollee's potential out-of-pocket costs in the gap from about $3,600 to $1,800.
Tree species were seen in all small and medium size gaps and also in big ones, until the center of the gap. Most of seedling Frequency was noticed in big gaps and the least one were seen in small gaps.