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a space in between two of the same objects, where part of a chain or object is missing, or where certain activities, processes, or events are lacking. A period of time characterised by a lack of activity, in between two events or within a continuous process.

(Science: genetics molecular biology) a gap is a spot on a strand of dna or rna where a nucleotide or a segment of nucleotides is missing.

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