Lacuna

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Lacuna (plural lacunas or lacunae) may refer to:

Related to the meaning "gap"[edit]

  • Lacuna (manuscripts), a gap in a manuscript, inscription, text, painting, or musical work
    • Great Lacuna, a lacuna of eight leaves where there was heroic Old Norse poetry in the Codex Regius
  • Lacuna (music), an intentional, extended passage in a musical work during which no notes are played
  • Scientific lacuna, an area of science that has not been studied but has potential to be studied
  • Lacuna or accidental gap, in linguistics, a word that does not exist but which would be permitted by the rules of a language
  • Lacuna, in law, related to non liquet ("it is not clear"), indicating a gap in the law

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