Share this entry

gate
American English: /ɡeɪt/
British English: /ɡeɪt/

Translation of gate in Spanish:

noun

  • 2
    also: starting gate
    (in horse racing)
    cajón (masculine) de salida
    (in ski competitions)
    puerta (feminine) de salida
    Example sentences
    • Andrew drove up to the front gate; the gate was closed, but there was a check-in station.
    • The gunmen in all cases were greeted with hospitality and obeyed requests from the owners to close gates, not break fences or frighten animals.
    • Many walls, fences and gates have to be clambered over.
  • 5 (Computing)
    Example sentences
    • That is, the output of a gate is fed back into the input.
    • Fundamental to these operations are electronic gates for handling Boolean logic.
    • These two gates are simply combinations of an AND or an OR gate with a NOT gate.

transitive verb

  • (British English) (usually passive) he was gated for a week
    le prohibieron salir por una semana

Definition of gate in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score: