gaping


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gap·ing

 (gā′pĭng)
adj.
Deep and wide open: a gaping wound; a gaping hole.

gap′ing·ly adv.

gaping

(ˈɡeɪpɪŋ)
adj
wide open; extremely wide: a gaping hole.
ˈgapingly adv
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.gaping - with the mouth wide open as in wonder or awegaping - with the mouth wide open as in wonder or awe; "the gaping audience"; "we stood there agape with wonder"; "with mouth agape"
opened, open - used of mouth or eyes; "keep your eyes open"; "his mouth slightly opened"

gaping

adjective wide, great, open, broad, vast, yawning, wide open, cavernous a gaping hole

gaping

adjective
Translations
مَفْتوح، واسِع
zející
gabende
gapandi, gínandi
zevajoč
alabildiğine açılmışfaraş gibi

gaping

[ˈgeɪpɪŋ] ADJ
1. [wound, mouth] → abierto; [hole] → muy abierto, grande
2. [person] → boquiabierto, embobado

gaping

[ˈgeɪpɪŋ] adj [hole] → béant(e); [wound] → béant(e)gap-toothed [ˌgæpˈtuːθt] adj [person] → édenté(e); [smile] → édenté(e)gap year nannée f sabbatique année de congé, souvent passée à voyager, que certains étudiants s'accordent avant d'entrer à l'université
He spent his gap year in India → Avant d'entrer à l'université, il a passé un an en Inde.

gaping

adj
mouth, beakweit aufgesperrt; holeriesig; woundklaffend; chasm, abyssklaffend, gähnend
(= staring) persongaffend; eyesweit aufgerissen

gaping

[ˈgeɪpɪŋ] adj (wound) → aperto/a; (hole) → grosso/a
gaping seam → larga scucitura

gape

(geip) verb
to stare with open mouth, eg in surprise. The children gaped at the monkeys.
ˈgaping adjective
wide open. a gaping hole.
References in classic literature ?
They transgressed without fear or scruple, the rules of behaviour that were binding on all others: smoking tobacco under the beadle's very nose, although each whiff would have cost a townsman a shilling; and quaffing at their pleasure, draughts of wine or aqua-vitae from pocket flasks, which they freely tendered to the gaping crowd around them.
The glacier's surface is not smooth and level, but has deep swales and swelling elevations, and sometimes has the look of a tossing sea whose turbulent billows were frozen hard in the instant of their most violent motion; the glacier's surface is not a flawless mass, but is a river with cracks or crevices, some narrow, some gaping wide.
He came in gaping and digging one fist into his eyes, and he was dragging a gun along with the other one.
The gaping wound of my wrongs, too, was now quite healed; and the flame of resentment extinguished.
Linton mixed a tumbler of negus, and Isabella emptied a plateful of cakes into her lap, and Edgar stood gaping at a distance.
Paul's on the lid, and the crocodile book, when Peggotty, after looking at me several times, and opening her mouth as if she were going to speak, without doing it - which I thought was merely gaping, or I should have been rather alarmed - said coaxingly:
The worst of it was that that bullying old Pumblechook, preyed upon by a devouring curiosity to be informed of all I had seen and heard, came gaping over in his chaise-cart at tea-time, to have the details divulged to him.
These past, if any pass, the void profound Of unessential Night receives him next Wide gaping, and with utter loss of being Threatens him, plung'd in that abortive gulf.
to stand there listening to a fool's jargon, when destruction is gaping for us
He offered his arm to his wife; she took it, and they turned away, looking about for Agatha, who, disgusted at the gaping curiosity of the rest, had pointedly withdrawn beyond earshot of the conversation.
The breeze fell for some seconds, very low, and the current gradually turning her, the HISPANIOLA revolved slowly round her centre and at last presented me her stern, with the cabin window still gaping open and the lamp over the table still burning on into the day.
The twisted limbs, the gaping mouths, the staring lustreless eyes, fascinated him.