Translation of gateway in Spanish:

gateway

Pronunciation: /ˈgeɪtweɪ/

n

  • 1 1.1 (Archit) verja (f), portalón (m)
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    • During these months, Wright's original vision of ornamental concrete arched gateways scaled to frame the auditorium became steel bridges on columns subordinate in size to the auditorium.
    • The gateway frames part of the curving balustrade, helping to point the way to the front door.
    • Through the arch of the inner gateway mined buildings are visible, scattered across a grassy plateau with the citadel on higher ground at the far end.
    1.2 (means of access) puerta (feminine) Bombay, gateway to India Bombay, puerta de entrada a la India she saw this as the gateway to stardom pensó que esto le abriría las puertas al estrellato, pensó que esto sería su pasaporte al estrellato
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    • What is life to someone who wishes that death was a gateway to paradise and that life is just a journey of hardships?
    • This book - several feet high - is the gateway, literally by way of a hidden passage, to the next section, The Dragon's Hand.
    • The gateway course also provides a route in to higher education for those seeking a change in direction in terms of their career path.
  • 2 [Computing/Informática] pasarela (f), puerta (f), entrada (f)
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    • All that we had was a customer that had two different gateways, two different internet connections; if one were to fail they would switch to the other one.
    • Implementing security at the internet gateway can block phishing email and sites.
    • The company also offers packaged Internet devices and Ethernet gateways.

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