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Oxford dictionary definition of the word gate:
1a hinged barrier used to close an opening in a wall, fence, or hedge:
she closed the front gate
they were opening the gates of their country wide to the enemy
she went out through the gate
an exit from an airport building to an aircraft:
a departure gate
[in names] a mountain pass or other natural passage:
the Golden Gate
2the number of people who pay to enter a sports ground for an event:
an average home gate of more than 12,000
the money taken for admission.
3a device resembling a gate in structure or function, in particular:
a hinged or sliding barrier for controlling the flow of water:
a sluice gate
an arrangement of slots into which the gear lever of a motor vehicle moves to engage each gear.
a device for holding each frame of a film in position behind the lens of a camera or projector.
4an electric circuit with an output which depends on the combination of several inputs:
a logic gate
the part of a field-effect transistor to which a signal is applied to control the resistance of the conductive channel of the device.
[with object] British
confine (a pupil or student) to school or college:
he was gated for the rest of term
get (or be given) the gate
North American informal be dismissed from a job.
Old English gæt, geat, plural gatu, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch gat ‘gap, hole, breach’