lacuna lacuna

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a blank gap or missing part
  2. (n) an ornamental sunken panel in a ceiling or dome

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Some defects--say, a failure of the horizontal hold or a lacuna in the screen--are indeed caused by the hardware.
  2. Thus the possibility remained that the important Republican contributors were hiding in the lacuna of a legal technicality.
  3. Avoiding all one-on-one contact is a lacuna that will become all the more glaring as babes like Will and Ford remain unattached.

News

  • Crowdfund Bookie, July 28 - August 3: Satellite Reign, Liege, Lacuna Passage

    The Crowdfund Bookie crunches data from select successful Kickstarter and Indiegogo campaigns that ended during the week and produces pretty charts for you to look at. This was a busy week in crowdfunding, as the Kickstarter campaigns for Satellite Reign , Liege , Lacuna Passage , Dungeonmans , Eterium , Project Maiden , Colonisation: Moonbase , Saintly , Salvage Trader and KR-17 ended. Real ...
    on August 5, 2013     Source: Joystiq

Quotes

  1. "Till recently there was no integrated road map for development of the region but with the release of the Vision 2020 document in July by the Prime Minister (Manmohan Singh) this lacuna has been corrected," Aiyar, who is also the chairman of the...
    on Sep 16, 2008 By: Mani Shankar Aiyar Source: Thaindian.com (blog)

  2. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, quizzed by a congressional committee last month, agreed that "there is a lacuna in our law about this. And even though this particular case . . . has been referred to the Department of Justice for further action,...
    on Nov 9, 2007 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "There are a number of legislations to curb the practice. The moment I find there is a lacuna, I will rectify it. However, education is the best solution to address this issue," Tirath said after assuming charge on Saturday.
    on May 30, 2009 By: Krishna Tirath Source: Times of India

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nebulous nebulous
/ˈnɛb jə ləs /