American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An opening or a structure framing an opening, such as an arch, that may be closed by a gate.
- n. Something that serves as an entrance or a means of access: a gateway to success; the gateway to the West.
- n. Software or hardware that enables communication between computer networks that use different communications protocols. Also called router2.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A passage; an entrance; an opening which is or may be closed with a gate, as in a fence or wall.
- n. A frame or an arch in which a gate is hung: sometimes extended to the gate-house or gate-tower surmounting or flanking an entrance or a gate, and designed for ornament or defense.
- n. A means of ingress or egress generally—more frequently of ingress; an avenue; a passage; an approach.
- n. In coal-mining, same as gate.
- n. An entrance capable of being blocked by use of a gate.
- n. Any point that represents the beginning of a transition from one place or phase to another.
- n. A point at which freight moving from one territory to another is interchanged between transportation lines.
- n. digital communications In wireless internet, an access point with additional software capabilities such as providing NAT and DHCP, which may also provide VPN support, roaming, firewalls, various levels of security, etc.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A passage through a fence or wall; a gate; also, a frame, arch, etc., in which a gate in hung, or a structure at an entrance or gate designed for ornament or defense.
- n. an entrance that can be closed by a gate
- gate + way (Wiktionary)
“South Carolina holds what it calls the gateway-to-the-South Republican primary.”
“Funny thing is, the gateway is the cause of the rapid societal collapse.”
“We do have these, what they call gateway systems or repeaters, that allow us to transition from different kinds of systems that don't match directly but we can interface them through this gateway.”
“Crous said most drug users started off by smoking dagga, which he described as a gateway drug.”
“These HIDA programs target what we call gateway areas for drugs entering this country by working toward dismantling significant drug trafficking or money laundering organizations in Los Angeles, New York, Miami, Houston, and along the southwest border.”
“On a frieze running along the top of the gateway is the inscription: (EXCEPT) THE.”
“He predicted motorists would see King's name in Covington - which he called a gateway to the New South - and would realize they are in "a welcoming city, a place of business that appreciates all individuals.”
“Maun, with a population of 58,000, is known as the gateway to the Okavango Delta, which is the largest inland delta in the world.”
“Rather analysts and industry insiders say they are looking to capitalize on the more tangible financial attractions of modern-day Mexico, namely its location as a Latin American gateway, affordable primary resources, and increasingly competitive open market conditions.”
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(boundaries, portals and liminal spaces/times)
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