Definition of Gate

1. Noun. A movable barrier in a fence or wall.




2. Verb. Supply with a gate. "The house was gated"
Category relationships: Architecture
Generic synonyms: Furnish, Provide, Render, Supply

3. Noun. A computer circuit with several inputs but only one output that can be activated by particular combinations of inputs.

4. Verb. Control with a valve or other device that functions like a gate.
Generic synonyms: Control, Operate

5. Noun. Total admission receipts at a sports event.
Generic synonyms: Gross, Receipts, Revenue

6. Verb. Restrict (school boys') movement to the dormitory or campus as a means of punishment.

7. Noun. Passageway (as in an air terminal) where passengers can embark or disembark.
Group relationships: Air Terminal, Airport Terminal
Specialized synonyms: Arrival Gate, Departure Gate
Generic synonyms: Passageway

Definition of Gate

1. n. A large door or passageway in the wall of a city, of an inclosed field or place, or of a grand edifice, etc.; also, the movable structure of timber, metal, etc., by which the passage can be closed.

2. v. t. To supply with a gate.

3. n. A way; a path; a road; a street (as in Highgate).

Definition of Gate

1. Noun. A doorlike structure outside a house. ¹

2. Noun. Doorway, opening, or passage in a fence or wall. ¹

3. Noun. Movable barrier. ¹

4. Noun. (computing) A logical pathway made up of switches which turn on or off. Examples are ''and'', ''or'', ''nand'', etc. ¹

5. Noun. (cricket) The gap between a batsman's bat and pad. ¹

6. Noun. The amount of money made by selling tickets to a concert or a sports event. ¹

7. Noun. (context: flow cytometry) A line that separates particle type-clusters on two-dimensional dot plots. ¹

8. Noun. passageway (as in an air terminal) where passengers can embark or disembark. ¹

9. Noun. (electronics) The name of the controlling terminal of a field effect transistor (FET). ¹

10. Verb. To keep something inside by means of a closed gate. ¹

11. Verb. To ground someone. ¹

12. Verb. (biochemistry) To open a closed ion channel.Alberts, Bruce; et al. "Figure 11-21: The gating of ion channels." In: ''Molecular Biology of the Cell'', ed. Senior, Sarah Gibbs. New York: Garland Science, 2002 [cited 18 December 2009]. Available from: ¹

13. Noun. (context: now Scotland northern UK) A way, path. ¹

14. Noun. (obsolete) A journey. ¹

15. Noun. (context: Northern England) A street; now used especially as a combining form to make the name of a street. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gate

1. to supply with a gate (a movable barrier) [v GATED, GATING, GATES]

Medical Definition of Gate

1. 1. A way; a path; a road; a street (as in Highgate). "I was going to be an honest man; but the devil has this very day flung first a lawyer, and then a woman, in my gate." (Sir W. Scott) 2. Manner; gait. Origin: Icel. Gata; akin to SW. Gata street, lane, Dan. Gade, Goth. Gatwo, G. Gasse. Cf. Gate a door, Gait. 1. A large door or passageway in the wall of a city, of an inclosed field or place, or of a grand edifice, etc.; also, the movable structure of timber, metal, etc, by which the passage can be closed. 2. An opening for passage in any inclosing wall, fence, or barrier; or the suspended framework which closes or opens a passage. Also, figuratively, a means or way of entrance or of exit. "Knowest thou the way to Dover? Both stile and gate, horse way and footpath." (Shak) "Opening a gate for a long war." (Knolles) 3. A door, valve, or other device, for stopping the passage of water through a dam, lock, pipe, etc. 4. The places which command the entrances or access; hence, place of vantage; power; might. "The gates of hell shall not prevail against it." (Matt. Xvi. 18) 5. In a lock tumbler, the opening for the stump of the bolt to pass through or into. 6. The channel or opening through which metal is poured into the mold; the ingate. The waste piece of metal cast in the opening; a sprue or sullage piece. Alternative forms: geat and git] Gate chamber, a recess in the side wall of a canal lock, which receives the opened gate. Gate channel. See Gate. Gate hook, the hook-formed piece of a gate hinge. Gate money, entrance money for admission to an inclosure. Gate tender, one in charge of a gate, as at a railroad crossing. Gate valva, a stop valve for a pipe, having a sliding gate which affords a straight passageway when open. Gate vein, to enter a college inclosure after the hour to which a student has been restricted. To stand in the gate, or gates, to occupy places or advantage, power, or defense. Origin: OE. Et, eat, giat, gate, door, AS. Geat, gat, gate, door; akin to OS, D, & Icel. Gat opening, hole, and perh. To E. Gate a way, gait, and get, v. Cf. Gate a way in the wall, 3d Get. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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gate-control theory
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