A blank space above or below the price bars on a price chart that is formed by a sudden price spike associated with market enthusiasm after a trend has been established. Some technicians believe that the overall length of a trend can be estimated by doubling the distance from the start of the trend to the beginning of the gap. See Gap; Breakaway Gap; Exhaustion Gap; gap opening.
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