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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gatewaynoun

    an entrance that can be closed by a gate


  1. gatewaynoun

    An entrance capable of being blocked by use of a gate.

  2. gatewaynoun

    Any point that represents the beginning of a transition from one place or phase to another.

  3. gatewaynoun

    A point at which freight moving from one territory to another is interchanged between transportation lines.

  4. gatewaynoun

    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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gatewaynoun

    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


  1. Gateway

    In telecommunications, the term gateway has the following meaning: ⁕In a communications network, a network node equipped for interfacing with another network that uses different protocols. ⁕A gateway may contain devices such as protocol translators, impedance matching devices, rate converters, fault isolators, or signal translators as necessary to provide system interoperability. It also requires the establishment of mutually acceptable administrative procedures between both networks. ⁕A protocol translation/mapping gateway interconnects networks with different network protocol technologies by performing the required protocol conversions. ⁕Loosely, a computer or computer program configured to perform the tasks of a gateway. For a specific case, see default gateway. Gateways, also called protocol converters, can operate at any network layer. The activities of a gateway are more complex than that of the router or switch as it communicates using more than one protocol. Both the computers of Internet users and the computers that serve pages to users are host nodes, while the nodes that connect the networks in between are gateways. For example, the computers that control traffic between company networks or the computers used by internet service providers to connect users to the internet are gateway nodes.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. gateway

    The passage or opening in which a gate or large door is hung. The gateway being a most important point in all fortified places, is usually protected by various devices. It is flanked by towers with loop-holes, from which assailants may be attacked, and is frequently overhung by a machicolated battlement, from which missiles of every description were poured upon the besiegers.

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  1. get away, getaway, get-away

  2. waygate

  3. Get away

  4. Get-away

  5. Getaway

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of GATEWAY in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of GATEWAY in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of GATEWAY in a Sentence

  1. Josh Billings:

    I never question a success, any more than I do the right of a bulldog to lie in his own gateway.

  2. David Dinielli:

    Google search is not a neutral gateway to the information available on the web, google search is a set of algorithms designed to make Google — or Alphabet, its parent company — the most money it can possibly make.

  3. Ivan Giesbrecht:

    Northern Gateway has been made aware of this information previously, our priorities remain focused on building trust, engaging in respectful dialogue and building meaningful partnerships with First Nations and Metis communities.

  4. Patrick Fehling:

    That is very common. I have a lot of patients that ask Patrick Fehling,' Are prescription opioid painkillers gateway drugs towards heroin ?' absolutely.

  5. Arjun Bahl:

    Once you work with the police at that scale, and that project becomes a landmark, it's a gateway to many things.

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