gate

gate
I.
/geɪt / (say gayt)

noun
1. a movable barrier, as a swinging frame, in a fence or wall, or across a passageway.
2.
a. an opening for passage into an enclosure such as a walled city.
b. the building erected at such a passageway.
3.
a. an opening into a fenced yard.
b. a structure built about such an opening and containing the barrier.
4. any narrow means of access or entrance.
5. a broad low gap in land of high relief; often on a political boundary.
6. a device for regulating the passage of water, steam, or the like, as in a dam, pipe, etc.; valve.
7. starting gate.
8. the number of persons who pay for admission to an athletic contest or other exhibition.
9. gate money (def. 1).
10. payment at a tollgate.
11. Motor Vehicles the H-shaped arrangement of slots controlling the movement of a gearstick.
12. a sash or frame for a saw or gang of saws.
13. Electricity
a. an electronic circuit which controls the passage of information signals according to the state of one or more control signals.
b. a control electrode on a field effect transistor, silicon controlled rectifier, etc.
14. Foundry a channel or opening in a mould through which molten metal enters the mould cavity to form a casting.
15. that part of a camera or projector in which each frame of film is held during exposure or projection.
16. Cricket the gap between the batter's pad and the bat: bowled through the gate.
verb (t) (gated, gating)
17. British to punish by restricting (a student) within the college or school gates.
{Middle English gat, gate, Old English gatu gates, plural of geat opening in a wall, related to Low German and Dutch gat hole, breach}
gateman /ˈgeɪtmən/ (say 'gaytmuhn), noun
II.
/geɪt / (say gayt)

noun British
(occurring in placenames) a way, road, or path: Highgate.
{Middle English, from Old Norse gata path, road}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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