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Old English ġeat, from Proto-Germanic *gatom. Cognate with Dutch gat (gap, hole), Swedish gat (opening).

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Singular
Gate

Plural
Gates

Gate (plural Gates)
  1. A door-like structure outside a house.
  2. Doorway, opening, or passage in a fence or wall.
  3. Movable barrier.
    The gate in front of the railroad crossing went up after the train had passed.
  4. (computing) A logical pathway made up of switches which turn on or off. Examples are and, or, nand etc.
  5. Patrono:Cricket The gap between a batsman's bat and pad.
  6. The amount of money made by selling tickets to a concert or a sports event.
  7. (flow cytometry) A line that separates particle type-clusters on two-dimensional dot plots.
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(computing): logic gate

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Infinitive
to Gate

Third person singular
gates

Simple past
gated

Past participle
gated

Present participle
gating

to Gate (third-person singular simple present gates, present participle gating, simple past and past participle gated)
  1. To keep something inside by means of a closed gate.
  2. To ground someone.
  3. Patrono:Biochemistry To open a closed ion channel.[1]

Etymology 2Modificar

From Old Norse gata, from Proto-Germanic *gatwōn-. Cognate with Danish gade, Swedish gata, German Gasse (lane).

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Singular
Gate

Plural
Gates

Gate (plural Gates)
  1. (now Scotland, northern Patrono:Context 5) A way, path.
  2. (obsolete) A journey.
  3. (Northern England) A street; now used especially as a combining form to make the name of a street.

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  1. Alberts, Bruce; et al. "Figure 11-21: The gating of ion channels." In: Molecular Biology of the Cell, ed. Senior, Sarah Gibbs. New York: Garland Science, 2002 [cited 18 December 2009]. Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/bookshelf/br.fcgi?book=mboc4&part=A1986&rendertype=figure&id=A2030.

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Gate

  1. street (a paved part of road, usually in a village or a town)


This Norwegian entry was created from the translations listed at street. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see Gate in the Norwegian Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) April 2009

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