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Gate vs. Stargate

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Gatenoun

A doorlike structure outside a house.

Stargatenoun

A hypothetical device consisting of a traversable portal (typically a wormhole) that can send one to another location light years away nearly instantaneously.

Gatenoun

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

Stargate

Stargate (often stylized in all caps) is a military science fiction media franchise based on the film directed by Roland Emmerich, which he co-wrote with producer Dean Devlin. The franchise is based on the idea of an alien Einstein–Rosen bridge device (the Stargate) that enables nearly instantaneous travel across the cosmos.

Gatenoun

Movable barrier.

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

Gatenoun

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

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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.’;

Gatenoun

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

Gatenoun

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

Gatenoun

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

Gatenoun

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

Gatenoun

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

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Gatenoun

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

Gatenoun

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

Gatenoun

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

Gatenoun

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

Gatenoun

A way, path.

Gatenoun

(obsolete) A journey.

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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".

Gatenoun

Manner; gait.

Gateverb

To keep something inside by means of a closed gate.

Gateverb

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

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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