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water gap

n.
A transverse cleft in a mountain ridge through which a stream flows.
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water gap

n
(Physical Geography) a deep valley in a ridge, containing a stream
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wa′ter gap`


n.
a transverse gap in a mountain ridge, giving passage to a stream or river.
[1750–60, Amer.]
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Noun1.water gap - a pass in a mountain ridge through which a stream flows
col, gap - a pass between mountain peaks
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