noun[mass noun] Grammar
The omission of a verb in the second of two coordinated clauses, as in I went by bus and Mary by car.
More example sentences
- The paradigmatic case of gapping, also known as verb medial gapping, is represented by examples like (1.4)3.
- It has been claimed in the literature that gapping is prohibited in Chinese.
Definition of gapping in:
- The US English dictionary