A gap, usually the valence band of an insulator or semiconductor, that would normally be filled with one electron. If an electron accelerated by a voltage moves into a gap, it leaves a gap behind it, and in this way the hole itself appears to move through the substance. Even though holes are in fact the absence of a negatively charged particle (an electron), they can be treated theoretically as positively charged particles, whose motion gives rise to electric current.
A narrow entrance into the outwork of a fortification.
A problematic situation resulting from such a disparity:
A finish; end; conclusion
The act of joining or the condition of being joined.
The definition of a ravine is a deep valley or gorge that is typically narrow with steep sides.
A usually adjustable opening in an optical instrument, such as a camera or telescope, that limits the amount of light passing through a lens or onto a mirror.
A rivulet or stream
A manufactured article of a standard shape or form that is ready for final processing, as by stamping or cutting:
A narrow chasm with steep cliff walls, cut into the earth by running water; a gorge.
A hollow area within the body:
A crack, crevice, or split.
The definition of a crater is a hollow, bowl-shaped hole.
A deep crack or fissure, esp. in a glacier
A long narrow opening; a crack or cleft.
A wide gap, as in understanding:
A break where a part is missing or lost, as in a manuscript; gap in a sequence; lacuna
Superintendence or supervision, often, specif., as part of governmental regulation
(Geol.) A large fault along which tectonic movement was mainly lateral
(Games) Absence of cards of a particular suit in a dealt hand:
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