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Gap

Financing that is required, but for which no provision has been made. The difference in total funding needed for a proposal and the amount of funding already made available.
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Gap

1. In technical analysis, a break on a chart representing a sudden and large price movement accompanied by high trading volume. Generally speaking, charts do not show gaps because price movements, even when large, occur smoothly enough to not require a break in the chart. Gaps may occur, for example, when the price of a security suddenly doubles or halves. As with many charting terms, it may be bullish or bearish; a sudden movement upward is a bullish gap, while a sudden movement downward is bearish. It is also called a breakaway gap.

2. Financing that is needed but unavailable. A common solution to filling a gap is borrowing.
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gap

A price range in which no shares are traded. A gap on a chart is created when the lowest price at which a security trades on one day is above the highest price at which the same security was traded on the previous day. Thus, if a stock trades between a low of $51 and a high of $52.50 on Monday and between $53.50 and $54 on the following day, a gap from $52.50 to $53.50 is created on a chartist's graph. A gap may have varying degrees of significance, depending on the general formation and the volume at the time the gap occurs. Also called price gap. See also breakaway gap, exhaustion gap, runaway gap.
Wall Street Words: An A to Z Guide to Investment Terms for Today's Investor by David L. Scott. Copyright © 2003 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. All rights reserved.

gap

A time period when an additional title search is being conducted to determine if any adverse findings have occurred since the original title search and the recording of the deed or mortgage.

The Complete Real Estate Encyclopedia by Denise L. Evans, JD & O. William Evans, JD. Copyright © 2007 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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In order to quantify the effect of breakdown voltage on the measured beam intensity signal, points outside of the spark gap that exhibited relatively more variability in the breakdown voltage were conditionally averaged; these locations are highlighted in Figure 10 with the white rectangular boxes.
The Blumlein line circuit performance is distributed into twofold phases, in phase one the portion II persevere its ineffective state while portion I exhibits its oscillatory behavior as spark gap fired.
Ignition energy Spark plugs Spark gaps (mm) Coils (mJ) NGK DPR8EA-9 10 (15.1 k V) (1) Bosch 78 NGK DPR8EIX-9 15 (20.2 k V) (1) F000ZS0105 84 NGK DP8EA-9 20 (15.1 k V) (1) CM Racing 377 30 (15.1 k V) (1) 496 (1): according to Equation (2).
The current optimal process parameter settings are pulse on time of 1.1 [micro]s, pulse off time of 38 [micro]s, peak current of 128 A, spark gap voltage of 50 V, wire feed of 4 m/min, and wire tension of 1350 grams.
The findings in this study revealed that initial flame kernels could be convected to either direction in an engine that is aimed to have a consistent flow direction at the spark gap; this variation could put an originally upstream spark plug in a downstream position, and vice versa.
Reason two: The iridium alloy used in the fine wire plug permits using a larger spark gap. The larger gap results in a hotter, more powerful spark that's more exposed to the fuel/air mixture, encouraging complete combustion.
Gahlaut says, "I believe there's a fifty-fifty chance the Karni deals would never have been discovered if it had not been for that anonymous tipster." In other words, Top-Cape's blizzard of false end-user certificates, misleading shipping manifests, and concocted usage rationales might have worked, and a shipment of weaponry-capable spark gap triggers might have proceeded unquestioned from Salem, Massachusetts, all the way to Islamabad.
Graphite does not melt in the spark gap; rather, at approximately 6,062 F (3350 C), it changes from a solid to a gas.
Starting device 7 contains a ceramic capacitor K15-10 with of 10 nF ([C.sub.ss]) and a two-electrode spark gap [S.sub.ss], triggered by overvoltage (for self-breakdown).
In brief, the transfer of energy stored in the ignition coil through the spark gap begins with breakdown of the spark gap on nanosecond time scales, followed by the establishment of the arc phase which lasts on the order of a microsecond.