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Bill Gates (born 1955), United States computer software designer, chairman and co-founder of Microsoft Inc., one of the world's richest men; family name
portion of a wall or fence that opens and closes; any barrier which opens and closes; entrance, entryway; number of spectators at a show or event; passageway through which passengers board (a train, plane, boat, etc.)
Gates Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
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n : united states computer entrepreneur whose software company made him the youngest multi-billionaire in the history of the united states (born in 1955) [syn: gates, bill gates , william henry gates]

  similar words(7) 

 to break gates 
 gate or gates 
 william henry gates 
 the gates of death 
 bill gates 
 gates of hell 
English Phonetics
WordNet 2.0

1. United States computer entrepreneur whose software company made him the youngest multi-billionaire in the history of the United States (born in 1955)
(synonym) Bill Gates, William Henry Gates
(hypernym) computer scientist

1. a door-like movable barrier in a fence or wall
(hypernym) movable barrier
(hyponym) head gate
(part-meronym) hinge, flexible joint
2. a computer circuit with several inputs but only one output that can be activated by particular combinations of inputs
(synonym) logic gate
(hypernym) computer circuit
(hyponym) AND circuit, AND gate
3. total admission receipts at a sports event
(hypernym) gross, revenue, receipts
4. passageway (as in an air terminal) where passengers can embark or disembark
(hypernym) passageway
(hyponym) arrival gate
(part-holonym) air terminal, airport terminal

1. supply with a gate; "The house was gated"
(hypernym) supply, provide, render, furnish
(classification) architecture
2. control with a valve or other device that functions like a gate
(hypernym) operate, control
3. restrict (school boys') movement to the dormitory or campus as a means of punishment
(hypernym) restrict, restrain, trammel, limit, bound, confine, throttle
Gates Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
Glossary of elevator industry terms
Gates (Double Blade Gate) - A vertical sliding, counterweighted device used to provide entrance protection on freight elevators. It consists of two panels usually made of expanded metal. The blades telescope to reduce overhead space requirements.Gear - A toothed wheel designed to mesh or engage with another wheel or part for transmitting or changing motion.Geared Traction Machine
Gates Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
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DOD Joint Acronyms and Abbreviations
Global Air Transportation Execution System
Source: U.S. Department of Defense, Joint Doctrine Division. ( About )
Gates Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Rubber Glossary
The openings in an injection or transfer mold that ensure the even flow of material into the cavity.
Gates Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Gates may refer to:
  • Bill Gates, American magnate, philanthropist, investor, and computer programmer
  • Gates (surname)
  • Gates Brown, American baseball player
  • Gates McFadden, American actress and choreographer
  • Nickname of Lionel Hampton, American jazz musician

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Gates Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
Guitar Glossary
To shut down a signal when its volume falls below a given value. Also a short name for 'Noise gate, a processor used to eliminate noise between notes.
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Gates Definition from Religion & Spirituality Dictionaries & Glossaries
Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary
gates; hairs; tempests
gates; valuation; hairs
Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (1869) , by Roswell D. Hitchcock. About