gate Noun Doorway, opening, or passage in a fence or wall.
gate Noun Movable barrier.
gate Noun A logical pathway made up of switches which turn on or off. Examples are "and", "or", "nand" etc.
gate Noun The gap between a batsman's bat and pad.
gate Noun The amount of money made by selling tickets to a concert or a sports event.
gate Noun A line that separates particle type-clusters on two-dimensional dot plots.
gate Noun passageway (as in an air terminal) where passengers can embark or disembark
gate Verb To keep something inside by means of a closed gate.
gate Verb To ground someone.
gate Verb To open a closed ion channel.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?&&&.
gate Noun A way, path.
gate Noun A journey.
gate Noun A street; now used especially as a combining form to make the name of a street.