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gate

Pronunciation: /geɪt/

Translation of gate in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 2
    (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/Informática] puerta (feminine)
    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/verbo transitivo

  • (British English/inglés británico) (usually passive/normalmente en voz pasiva) he was gated for a week le prohibieron salir por una semana

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