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gap  

Definition 1.

A significant price movement of a security or commodity between two trading sessions, such that there is no overlap in the trading ranges for the two days; or sometimes, such that the second day's opening price is outside the first day's trading range. also called price gap.
 

Definition 2.

When the price of a stock moves very sharply up or down with no trading in between. Therefore, the chart shows a break between the prices (no line connecting).
 

Definition 3.

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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