gate


Definition: Meaning of, gate in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / ɡeɪt /

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gate gates
  1. [countable] the part of a fence or outside wall that you can open and close so that you can enter or leave a place [↪  door]
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  2. [countable] the place where you leave an airport building to get on a plane
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  3. -gate used with the name of a place or a person to give a name to an event involving dishonest behaviour by a politician or other public official
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  4. [countable] British English the number of people who go in to see a sports event, especially a football match
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  5. [uncountable] British English also gate money the amount of money that these people pay
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  1. British English to prevent a student from leaving a school as a punishment for behaving badly
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gate used in phrases

  • AND gate (noun)
    1. a circuit in a computer that fires only when all of its inputs fire
  • Dipylon gate (noun)
    1. a gateway to the west of ancient Athens near which a distinctive style of pottery has been found
  • Golden Gate
    1. the Golden Gate an area of water which connects San Francisco Bay in California with the Pacific Ocean. It is crossed by the Golden Gate Bridge.
  • Golden Gate Bridge
    1. the Golden Gate Bridge also the Golden Gate a bridge which crosses an area of water in San Francisco Bay in California, to connect the city of San Francisco with Marin County
  • Lancaster Gate
    1. often used in British newspapers to mean the English FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION (FA). Lancaster Gate is a road in West London, where the FA building is.
  • NAND gate (noun)
    1. a logic gate that produces an output that is the inverse of the output of an AND gate
  • OR gate (noun)
    1. a gate circuit in a computer that fires when any of its inputs fire
  • XOR gate (noun)
    1. gate for exclusive OR; a circuit in a computer that fires only if only one of its inputs fire
  • arrival gate (noun)
    1. gate where passengers disembark
  • departure gate (noun)
    1. gate where passengers embark
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Pronunciation: ˌdəːmətə(ʊ)mʌɪə(ʊ)ˈsʌɪtɪs
Parts of Speech: noun
myositis characterized by weakness of limb and neck muscles and much muscle pain and swelling accompanied by skin rash affecting cheeks and eyelids and neck and chest and limbs; progression and severity vary among individuals