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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

(gap) an unoccupied interval in time; an opening or hiatus.
air-bone gap  the lag between the audiographic curves for air- and bone-conducted stimuli, as an indication of loss of bone conduction of the ear.
anion gap  the concentration of plasma anions not routinely measured by laboratory screening, accounting for the difference between the measured anions and cations.
auscultatory gap  a period in which sound is not heard in the auscultatory method of sphygmomanometry.
interocclusal gap  see under distance.

gap

Etymology: OE, gapa, a hole
a short, missing segment in one strand of a DNA molecule.

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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Therefore, Adel does not believe there will be a financing gap that developers or companies will have to compensate for through loans.
If that occurs, then interest and construction costs could rise further, he said, making the financing gap bigger.
The government has taken several measures to contain the financing gap.
Due to a visible threat posed by $15 billion to $16 billion financing gap and invisible threat posed by $6 billion currency swap borrowings by the SBP, there is a danger that the SBP may freeze foreign currency accounts, said Umar.
Bajwa didn't share about source of funds to be used for plugging the $12 billion financing gap, if Pakistan wants to ensure foreign exchange reserves don't fall below the threshold of $14.
There will be around $11-12bn financing gap in the current fiscal year,' governor SBP added.
Although countries have made considerable progress during the past 25 years in improving the health and wellbeing of women, children and adolescents, too many are still dying and suffering from preventable conditionsin considerable part because of a large financing gap.
The Minister of International Cooperation Sahar Nasr said the ministry is working to bridge the $30bn financing gap expected to be accumulated in the next three years by continuing communication with foreign countries to sign agreements for support.
The passage of the bill will also allow Jordan to obtain loans at an affordable cost to reduce the financing gap in the budget.
In this second phase, we will work with IFC to develop a more client-focused, performance-guided approach, so that we can better serve the needs of our small and medium entrepreneurs and fill the financing gap that often constrains their businesses.
Health Minister Ahmed al-Ansi said that the grant aimed to bridge the financing gap for malaria control activities in Yemen for 2013 - 2014.
Washington, Rabi'I 6, 1434, Jan 18, 2013, SPA -- The International Monetary Fund estimated Friday that Greece faces a financing gap of between 5.