gates : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n United States computer entrepreneur whose software company made him the youngest multi-billionaire in the history of the United States (born in 1955)
- n a movable barrier in a fence or wall
- n a computer circuit with several inputs but only one output that can be activated by particular combinations of inputs
- n total admission receipts at a sports event
- n passageway (as in an air terminal) where passengers can embark or disembark
- v supply with a gate
- v control with a valve or other device that functions like a gate
- v restrict (school boys') movement to the dormitory or campus as a means of punishment
- Confident in their expansion beyond the rural south, the Taliban are at the gates of the capital and infiltrating the city at will.
- Mark Thompson in Brand Republic (subscription)
I'm going to meet with him. Secretary Gates will meet with him as well. I think it's clear that the article in which he and his team appeared showed poor judgment. But I also want to make sure I talk to him directly before I make any final... Barack Obama http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barack_Obama&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHQ0yfPaaXFGqLKymRgcres0I2nuA ABC News (blog) http://www.google.com/url?q=http://blogs.abcnews.com/politicalpunch/2010/06/the-presidential-planner-15.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGUs9USWDShxtbWfmzXP8Xy-Q8HWg Jun 23, 2010
41255 52979 gateway Mark Thompson, director-general of the BBC, said: This ground-breaking partnership between the BBC and YouTube is fantastic news for our audiences. YouTube is a key gateway through which to engage new audiences in the UK and abroad. The partnership...