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 ?
There open fanes and gaping graves Yawn level with the luminous waves ; But not the riches there that lie In each idol's diamond eye - Not the gaily-jewelled dead Tempt the waters from their bed ; For no ripples curl, alas
The hideous, gaping jaws snapped in the victim's face.
With a wrench I tore it loose, and standing upright in the wobbly log drove it with all the strength of my two arms straight into the gaping jaws of the hydrophidian.
They viciously snapped, not only at each other's disembowelments, but like flexible bows, bent round, and bit their own; till those entrails seemed swallowed over and over again by the same mouth, to be oppositely voided by the gaping wound.
He stole back from where he had checked himself - merely to do so was suddenly like safety - and, making blindly for the greater staircase, left gaping rooms and sounding passages behind.
In addition to this principal group scattered about the grotto, as the chances of death or surprise had stretched them, isolated bodies seemed to be making ghastly exhibitions of their gaping wounds.
Our goods were no sooner landed than we were surrounded with a crowd of officers, all gaping for presents; we were forced to gratify their avarice by opening our bales, and distributing among them some pieces of calico.
Turning, she gazed in through the gaping chasm of the window at her side.
He saw his gaping audience picturing him as the central figure in blazing scenes.
In the first place, he passed before the house of Fouquet, and threw in a large gaping box the fortunate order which, the evening before, he had had so much trouble to recover from the hooked fingers of the intendant.
Mr Field, chairman of the Work and Pensions select committee, said: "These data reveal a gaping hole in the country's safety net.