Definitions

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  • n. The act of gaping; a gap.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Act of gaping.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of gaping.

Etymologies

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See hiatus.

Examples

  • It is sufficiently exhibited in the tendency to hiation, and may prove dangerous not only to yourself, but to all thy father's family. "

    The Prairie

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