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GASP

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

abbr. for genome annotation assessment project; see critical assessment competition.

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Gasper

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 33 words.

1. German: variant of Kaspar (see Casper)

2. Slovenian (Gašper): from the personal name Gašper (

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gasp

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

Life may begin with a gasp and end with a gasp, but the causes and results are quite different.

A gasp is a deep, near maximal inspiration through an open ...

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gasp

Colin Blakemore and Sheila Jennett.

in The Oxford Companion to the Body

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 553 words.

Life may begin with a gasp and end with a gasp, but the causes and results are quite different.

A

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gasp

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 20 words.

• asp • clasp, gasp, grasp, hasp, rasp • crisp, lisp, will-o'-the-wisp, wisp • wasp • woodwasp •

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gasp

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 20 words.

• asp • clasp, gasp, grasp, hasp, rasp • crisp, lisp, will-o'-the-wisp, wisp • wasp • woodwasp •

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gasper

Tony Deverson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 44 words.

noun informal a sheep which gasps for breath during shearing (from grass coming up into the throat). 1955 bowen Wool

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gasp

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 35 words.

your (or the) last gasp the point of death, exhaustion, or completion. 1996 Will Hutton The State We're In

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Gasp

John Mowitt.

in Sounds

June 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Media Studies. 9958 words.

This chapter discusses the gasp through readings of Terrence McNally's Last Gasps and Salman Rushdie's The Moor's Last Sigh. It has been suggested that the emergency at the core of Last...

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gasp <i>n</i>

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 5 words.

ɡasp

sp gasp6

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gasping <i>adj</i>

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 6 words.

ˈɡaspɪn, -ɪŋ

sp gasping1

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gasper <i>noun</i>

Edited by John Ayto and John Simpson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang

January 2008; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 32 words.

Brit, dated A cigarette, esp. a cheap or inferior one. 1914–. Listener ‘Gasper’ commercials are with us still at

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gasp / ~ing <i>v</i>

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 12 words.

ɡasp / ˈɡaspɪn, -ɪŋ

sp gasp2 / gasping2

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The Last Gasp

Scott Christianson.

in The Last Gasp

December 2010; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 1550 words.

The last gasp of the American gas chamber came in 1999 in Florence, Arizona. Ironically, and fittingly some might think, the case involved the United States and Germany. Two brothers,...

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GASP

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

abbr. for genome annotation assessment project; see critical assessment competition.

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GASP

Burt Vance.

in A Dictionary of Abbreviations

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. 5 words.

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GASP

Burt Vance.

in A Dictionary of Abbreviations

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. 5 words.

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GASP

Burt Vance.

in A Dictionary of Abbreviations

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. 5 words.

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GASP

Burt Vance.

in A Dictionary of Abbreviations

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. 4 words.

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GASP

Burt Vance.

in A Dictionary of Abbreviations

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. 6 words.

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Gasper

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 16 words.

Gayespore 1280. Possibly ‘hill-spur of a man called *Gǣga’. OE pers. name + spora.

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