gape

  1. an expression of open-mouthed astonishment
  2. a stare of amazement (usually with the mouth open)

gape

[n] - an expression of open-mouthed astonishment 2. [n] - a stare of amazement (usually with the mouth open) 3. [v] - be wide open
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Gape

Gape intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Gaped (? or ?); present participle & verbal noun Gaping ] [ Middle English gapen , Anglo-Saxon geapan to open; akin to Dutch gapen to gape, German gaffen ...
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Gape

Gape noun 1. The act of gaping; a yawn. Addison. 2. (Zoology) The width of the mouth when opened, as of birds, fishes, etc. The gapes. (a) A fit of yawning. (b) A disease of young poultry and other birds, attended with much gaping. It is cau...
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gape

noun an expression of openmouthed astonishment
Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974

Gape

• (v. i.) To open the mouth wide • (v. i.) To long, wait eagerly, or cry aloud for something; -- with for, after, or at. • (v. i.) Expressing a desire for food; as, young birds gape. • (v. i.) To pen or part widely; to exhibit a gap, fissure, or hiatus. • (n.) The act of gaping; a yawn. • (v. i.) Indicating sleepiness ...
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gape

gape, gapes, gaping, gaped 1. To stare with open mouth, as in wonder. 2. To involuntarily open the mouth wide, as the result of hunger, sleepiness, or absorbed attention. 3. To open as a gap; split or become wide open. 4. A wide opening; a gap; a breach. 5. In zoology: The width of the mouth when opened, as with birds, fish, etc.
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Gape

the area where the base of the bill joins the face.
Found on https://www.britishbirdlovers.co.uk/identifying-birds/glossary-of-bird-part

Gape

To open the mouth wide. In Zoological terms, it means the measurement of the widest possible opening of a mouth.
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Gape

Referring to the breadth of the bird's mouth opening from corner to corner. Sometimes people use this term to mean the opening of the mouth in general, but it specifically is referring to the opening across the delicate corners of the mouth, the gap. Often used with comments about how a particular hood is fitting.
Found on http://www.themodernapprentice.com/glossary.htm

Gape

Base of the bill where the mandible join (rictus.) As a verb, when nestlings (or females being courted) open their beaks to be fed.
Found on http://www.sialis.org/glossary.htm

Gape

Angle of the bill where the maxilla meets the mandible.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22218

Gape

Basal part of the beak (mainly for young birds and raptors).
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Gape

The fleshy base of the beak, which is often cream, yellow or orange in young birds. Also called commissure, it is the hinge where the mandibles meet.
Found on http://www.jacanaent.com/PhotoLib/Glossary.htm

Gape

To open the mouth wide. In Zoological terms, it means the measurement of the widest possible opening of a mouth.
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Gape

The degree to which the barrel(s) of a break-open gun drop down; the size of the opening space---which should be sufficient to allow for ease of loading, unloading and properly-functioning ejection. A good gape is easier to achieve on a side-by-side than an over & under where the bottom barrel is well-enclosed by the action body.
Found on http://www.hallowellco.com/abbrevia.htm
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