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Gate vs. Door

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Gatenoun

A doorlike structure outside a house.

Doornoun

A portal of entry into a building, room, or vehicle, consisting of a rigid plane movable on a hinge. Doors are frequently made of wood or metal. May have a handle to help open and close, a latch to hold the door closed, and a lock that ensures the door cannot be opened without the key.

‘I knocked on the vice president's door’;

Gatenoun

Doorway, opening, or passage in a fence or wall.

Doornoun

Any flap, etc. that opens like a door.

‘the 24 doors in an Advent calendar’;

Gatenoun

Movable barrier.

‘The gate in front of the railroad crossing went up after the train had passed.’;

Doornoun

(immigration) An entry point.

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Gatenoun

(computing) A logical pathway made up of switches which turn on or off. Examples are and, or, nand, etc.

Doornoun

(figurative) A means of approach or access.

‘Learning is the door to wisdom.’;

Gatenoun

(cricket) The gap between a batsman's bat and pad.

‘Singh was bowled through the gate, a very disappointing way for a world-class batsman to get out.’;

Doornoun

(figurative) A barrier.

‘Keep a door on your anger.’;

Gatenoun

The amount of money made by selling tickets to a concert or a sports event.

Doornoun

A software mechanism by which a user can interact with a program running remotely on a bulletin board system. See BBS door.

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Gatenoun

(flow cytometry) A line that separates particle type-clusters on two-dimensional dot plots.

Doorverb

To cause a collision by opening the door of a vehicle in front of an oncoming cyclist or pedestrian.

Gatenoun

Passageway (as in an air terminal) where passengers can embark or disembark.

Doornoun

An opening in the wall of a house or of an apartment, by which to go in and out; an entrance way.

‘To the same end, men several paths may tread,As many doors into one temple lead.’;

Gatenoun

(electronics) The controlling terminal of a field effect transistor (FET).

Doornoun

The frame or barrier of boards, or other material, usually turning on hinges, by which an entrance way into a house or apartment is closed and opened.

‘At last he came unto an iron doorThat fast was locked.’;

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Gatenoun

In a lock tumbler, the opening for the stump of the bolt to pass through or into.

Doornoun

Passage; means of approach or access.

‘I am the door; by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved.’;

Gatenoun

(metalworking) The channel or opening through which metal is poured into the mould; the ingate.

Doornoun

An entrance way, but taken in the sense of the house or apartment to which it leads.

‘Martin's office is now the second door in the street.’; ‘A riot unpunished is but next door to a tumult.’; ‘His imaginary title of fatherhood is out of doors.’; ‘If I have failed, the fault lies wholly at my door.’;

Gatenoun

The waste piece of metal cast in the opening; a sprue or sullage piece. Also written geat and git.

Doornoun

a swinging or sliding barrier that will close the entrance to a room or building or vehicle;

‘he knocked on the door’; ‘he slammed the door as he left’;

Gatenoun

(cinematography) A mechanism, in a film camera and projector, that holds each frame momentarily stationary behind the aperture.

Doornoun

the entrance (the space in a wall) through which you enter or leave a room or building; the space that a door can close;

‘he stuck his head in the doorway’;

Gatenoun

A tally mark consisting of four vertical bars crossed by a diagonal, representing a count of five.

Doornoun

anything providing a means of access (or escape);

‘we closed the door to Haitian immigrants’; ‘education is the door to success’;

Gatenoun

A way, path.

Doornoun

a structure where people live or work (usually ordered along a street or road);

‘the office next door’; ‘they live two doors up the street from us’;

Gatenoun

(obsolete) A journey.

Doornoun

a room that is entered via a door;

‘his office is the third door down the hall on the left’;

Gatenoun

A street; now used especially as a combining form to make the name of a street e.g. "Briggate" (a common street name in the north of England meaning "Bridge Street") or Kirkgate meaning "Church Street".

Doornoun

a hinged, sliding, or revolving barrier at the entrance to a building, room, or vehicle, or in the framework of a cupboard

‘she looked for her key and opened the door’; ‘that audition was the door to all my future successes’;

Gatenoun

Manner; gait.

Doornoun

a doorway

‘she walked through the door’;

Gateverb

To keep something inside by means of a closed gate.

Doornoun

used to refer to the distance from one building in a row to another

‘he lives just a few doors away from the Strongs’;

Gateverb

To punish, especially a child or teenager, by not allowing them to go out.

Door

A door is a hinged or otherwise movable barrier that allows ingress into and egress from an enclosure. The created opening in the wall is a doorway or portal.

Gateverb

(biochemistry) To open a closed ion channel.

Gateverb

(transitive) To furnish with a gate.

Gateverb

(transitive) To turn (an image intensifier) on and off selectively as needed, or to avoid damage. See autogating.

Gatenoun

A large door or passageway in the wall of a city, of an inclosed field or place, or of a grand edifice, etc.; also, the movable structure of timber, metal, etc., by which the passage can be closed.

Gatenoun

An opening for passage in any inclosing wall, fence, or barrier; or the suspended framework which closes or opens a passage. Also, figuratively, a means or way of entrance or of exit.

‘Knowest thou the way to Dover?Both stile and gate, horse way and footpath.’; ‘Opening a gate for a long war.’;

Gatenoun

A door, valve, or other device, for stopping the passage of water through a dam, lock, pipe, etc.

Gatenoun

The places which command the entrances or access; hence, place of vantage; power; might.

‘The gates of hell shall not prevail against it.’;

Gatenoun

In a lock tumbler, the opening for the stump of the bolt to pass through or into.

Gatenoun

The channel or opening through which metal is poured into the mold; the ingate.

Gatenoun

A way; a path; a road; a street (as in Highgate).

‘I was going to be an honest man; but the devil has this very day flung first a lawyer, and then a woman, in my gate.’;

Gatenoun

Manner; gait.

Gateverb

To supply with a gate.

Gateverb

To punish by requiring to be within the gates at an earlier hour than usual.

Gatenoun

a door-like movable barrier in a fence or wall

Gatenoun

a computer circuit with several inputs but only one output that can be activated by particular combinations of inputs

Gatenoun

total admission receipts at a sports event

Gatenoun

passageway (as in an air terminal) where passengers can embark or disembark

Gateverb

supply with a gate;

‘The house was gated’;

Gateverb

control with a valve or other device that functions like a gate

Gateverb

restrict (school boys') movement to the dormitory or campus as a means of punishment

Gate

A gate or gateway is a point of entry to or from a space enclosed by walls. The word derived from old Norse meaning road or path; But other terms includ yett and port.

‘gat’;

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