water gap

water gap
wa′ter gap`
n.
geo a transverse gap in a mountain ridge, giving passage to a stream or river
Etymology: 1750–60, amer.

From formal English to slang. 2014.

Игры ⚽ Поможем сделать НИР

Look at other dictionaries:

  • water gap — ☆ water gap n. a break in a mountain ridge, with a stream flowing through it …   English World dictionary

  • Water gap — A water gap is an opening or notch which flowing water has carved through a mountain range. Water gaps often offer a practical route for roads and railroads to cross a mountain ridge. Geological implications A water gap is usually an indication… …   Wikipedia

  • water gap — /ˈwɔtə gæp/ (say wawtuh gap) noun a transverse gap in a mountain ridge, cut by and giving passage to a stream …  

  • water gap — noun Date: 1756 a pass in a mountain ridge through which a stream runs compare wind gap …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • water gap — a transverse gap in a mountain ridge, cut by and giving passage to a stream or river. [1750 60, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • water gap — noun a pass in a mountain ridge through which a stream flows • Hypernyms: ↑col, ↑gap …   Useful english dictionary

  • Delaware Water Gap — Delaware Water Gap, Pennsylvania is also a town located near the gap. Delaware Water Gap The Delaware Water Gap from Kittatinny (I 80 on the left) …   Wikipedia

  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area — IUCN Category V (Protected Landscape/Seascape) …   Wikipedia

  • Delaware Water Gap Toll Bridge — A view of the New Jersey side of the Delaware Water Gap Toll Bridge during a flood on June 29, 2006 Official name Delaware Water Gap Toll Bridge Other name(s) …   Wikipedia

  • Delaware Water Gap, Pennsylvania — Coordinates: 40°58′55″N 75°08′33″W / 40.98194°N 75.1425°W / 40.98194; 75.1425 …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”