Definition of endgate in English:

endgate

Line breaks: end|gate
Pronunciation: /ˈɛndgɛɪt
 
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noun

North American
A tailboard.
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  • Shortly, the silence was broken by the whine of motors, as the endgate of the shuttle swung open, folding itself against the frozen ground with a low-pitched metallic clang.
  • In accordance with military methodology, the landers were arrayed in an arc, with their endgates facing the imposing granite mass and their forward ends resting within a few meters of the bank of the Merced river.
  • They stood on the endgate of their shuttle craft, breathing the new planet's cold night air.

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