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gate1 US English

A hinged barrier used to close an opening in a wall, fence, or hedge

gate2 US English

(In place names) a street

-gate US English

In nouns denoting an actual or alleged scandal, especially one involving a cover-up

enfant gâté US English

A person who is excessively flattered or indulged

Iron Gate US English

A gorge through which a section of the Danube River flows and forms part of the boundary between Romania and Serbia. Navigation was improved by means of a ship canal constructed through it in 1896

moon gate US English

(In China) a circular gateway in a wall

South Gate US English

An industrial city in southwestern California, southeast of Los Angeles; population 96,640 (est. 2008)

Golden Gate US English

A deep channel that connects San Francisco Bay with the Pacific Ocean. It is spanned by the Golden Gate suspension bridge, which was completed in 1937

gate array US English

A regular arrangement of logic gates

gate valve US English

A valve with a sliding part that controls the extent of the aperture

starting gate US English

A restraining structure incorporating a barrier that is raised at the start of a race, typically in horse racing and skiing, to ensure a simultaneous start

kissing gate US English

A small gate hung in a U- or V-shaped enclosure, letting one person through at a time

get the gate US English

Be dismissed from a job

Brandenburg Gate US English

One of the city gates of Berlin. Built 1788–91, it is the only one that survives. After the construction of the Berlin Wall in 1961, it stood in East Berlin, a conspicuous symbol of a divided city. It was reopened in December 1989

get the gate in gate1 US English

Be dismissed from a job

AND gate in and US English

A circuit that produces an output signal only when signals are received simultaneously through all input connections

NOR gate in nor US English

A circuit that produces an output signal only when there are no signals on any of the input connections

not gate in not US English

A circuit that produces an output signal only when there is not a signal on its input

OR gate in or1 US English

A circuit that gives an output signal if there is a signal on any of its inputs

fluxgate US English

A device consisting of one or more soft iron cores each surrounded by primary and secondary windings, used for determining the characteristics of an external magnetic field from the signals produced in the secondary windings

flux gate in fluxgate US English

A device consisting of one or more soft iron cores each surrounded by primary and secondary windings, used for determining the characteristics of an external magnetic field from the signals produced in the secondary windings

gatepost US English

A post on which a gate is hinged, or against which it shuts

lychgate US English

A roofed gateway to a churchyard, formerly used during burials for sheltering a coffin until the clergyman’s arrival

NAND gate in NAND US English

A circuit that produces an output signal until there are signals on all of its inputs

tollgate US English

A barrier across a road where drivers or pedestrians must pay to go further

gatecrash US English

Enter (a party or other gathering) without an invitation or ticket

gatekeeper US English

An attendant at a gate who is employed to control who goes through it

gatekeeping US English

The activity of controlling, and usually limiting, general access to something

sluice US English

A sliding gate or other device for controlling the flow of water, especially one in a lock gate

sluice gate in sluice US English

A sliding gate or other device for controlling the flow of water, especially one in a lock gate

wicket US English

A small door or gate, especially one beside or in a larger one

wicket gate in wicket US English

A small door or gate, especially one beside or in a larger one

wastegate US English

A device in a turbocharger that regulates the pressure at which exhaust gases pass to the turbine by opening or closing a vent to the exterior

exclusive OR gate in exclusive OR US English

A circuit that produces an output signal when a signal is received through one and only one of its two inputs

get or be given the gate in gate1 US English

Be dismissed from a job

gate US Thesaurus

they barged through the gate without stopping

gate English-Spanish

verja feminine, cancela feminineSpain/España, portón masculineSouthern Cone/Cono Sur

enfant gâté New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

person who is excessively flattered or indulged

starting gate English-Spanish

cajones masculine plural de salida, arrancadero, partidor

lock gate in lock English-Spanish

compuerta feminine (de la esclusa)

gate (money) in gate English-Spanish

recaudación feminine, taquilla feminine


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