gapped gapped

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures
  2. (n) an open or empty space in or between things
  3. (n) a narrow opening
  4. (n) a pass between mountain peaks
  5. (n) a difference (especially an unfortunate difference) between two opinions or two views or two situations
  6. (n) an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity
  7. (v) make an opening or gap in

Usage(s):

  1. Blue chips like Standard Oil and Westinghouse gapped lower on massive trading volume.
  2. Blue chips like Standard Oil and Westinghouse gapped lower on massive trading volume.
  3. Victims had said the serial killer's teeth are markedly yellowed and gapped; police identification artists had even composed a separate sketch of his mouth.

News

  1. Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. (VRTX) Is Challenging The Highs Of The Year

    Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. (VRTX) gapped open lower Tuesday, but moved in a range in early trade. The stock has climbed into the green in the last few minutes and is now up 0.71 at $83.85.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: RTT News

  2. Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (VNDA) Has Risen To A New High For The Year

    Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (VNDA) gapped up slightly Tuesday and has risen sharply in early trade. The stock is currently higher by 1.16 at $11.21 on above average volume.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: RTT News

  3. Spirit Airlines Inc. (SAVE) Has Climbed To A New High For The Year

    Spirit Airlines Inc. (SAVE) gapped up at the open Monday and has climbed above the morning's range in the last half hour. The stock is now up 1.05 at $32.12, with volume beginning to increase.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: RTT News

Quotes

  1. "He's a bull," Mora said. "I mean, he's really a tenacious runner. He's a big, powerful, physical, motivated man, and he runs through arm tackles. If you're not properly gapped out, if he gets to that second level, he's tough to get down....
    on Nov 25, 2009 By: Jim Mora Source: Seahawks.com

  2. "I think mine fell off a little bit and his got better, because we kind of gapped out," Busch said. "Normally we could run together but the restart before I was a little bit better than he was and I got a good start and I got down in one and...
    on May 6, 2007 By: Kyle Busch Source: Insider Racing News

  3. "We are taking on an institution with trillions of dollars with virtually no capital, so there is no buffer there," Greenspan said. "Treasury has essentially stop-gapped any losses that would impact on the credit-worthiness of Fannie or...
    on Sep 12, 2008 By: Alan Greenspan Source: Bloomberg

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