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Gate

Gate

WordNet



noun


(1)   A movable barrier in a fence or wall
(2)   A computer circuit with several inputs but only one output that can be activated by particular combinations of inputs
(3)   Passageway (as in an air terminal) where passengers can embark or disembark
(4)   Total admission receipts at a sports event

verb


(5)   Restrict (school boys') movement to the dormitory or campus as a means of punishment
(6)   Control with a valve or other device that functions like a gate
(7)   Supply with a gate
"The house was gated"
Wiktonary



Etymology


From , from or from geat, from (“hole” or “anus”), from .

Noun



  1. A door-like structure outside a house.
  2. Doorway, opening, or passage in a fence or wall.
  3. Movable barrier.
    The gate in front of the railroad crossing went up after the train had passed.
  4. A logical pathway made up of switches which turn on or off. Examples are and, or, nand etc.
  5. The gap between a batsman's bat and pad.
  6. The amount of money made by selling tickets to a concert or a sports event.
  7. (flow cytometry) A line that separates particle type-clusters on two-dimensional dot plots.
  8. A street; used especially as a combining form to make the name of a street

Verb



  1. To keep something inside by means of a closed gate.
  2. To ground someone.

Noun



  1. street (a paved part of road, usually in a village or a town)