Gate vs Stride - What's the difference?

gate | stride |


As a proper noun gate

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As a verb stride is

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gate

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) ).

Noun

(en noun)
  • (senseid)A doorlike structure outside a house.
  • Doorway, opening, or passage in a fence or wall.
  • Movable barrier.
  • The gate in front of the railroad crossing went up after the train had passed.
  • (computing) A logical pathway made up of switches which turn on or off. Examples are and'', ''or'', ''nand , etc.
  • (cricket) The gap between a batsman's bat and pad.
  • The amount of money made by selling tickets to a concert or a sports event.
  • (flow cytometry) A line that separates particle type-clusters on two-dimensional dot plots.
  • passageway (as in an air terminal) where passengers can embark or disembark.
  • (electronics) The controlling terminal of a field effect transistor (FET).
  • In a lock tumbler, the opening for the stump of the bolt to pass through or into.
  • (metalworking) The channel or opening through which metal is poured into the mould; the ingate.
  • The waste piece of metal cast in the opening; a sprue or sullage piece. Also written geat and git.
  • Synonyms
    * (computing) logic gate
    Derived terms
    * floodgate * gatekeeper * kissing gate * pearly gates * sluice gate

    Verb

  • To keep something inside by means of a closed gate.
  • To ground someone.
  • (biochemistry) 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?book=mboc4&part=A1986&rendertype=figure&id=A2030.
  • To furnish with a gate.
  • To turn (an image intensifier) on and off selectively as needed, or to avoid damage. See autogating.
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) gata, from (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A way, path.
  • * Sir Walter Scott
  • I was going to be an honest man; but the devil has this very day flung first a lawyer, and then a woman, in my gate .
  • (obsolete) A journey.
  • * , II.xii:
  • nought regarding, they kept on their gate , / And all her vaine allurements did forsake [...].
  • (Northern England) A street; now used especially as a combining form to make the name of a street.
  • (UK, Scotland, dialect, archaic) manner; gait
  • References

    Anagrams

    * * 1000 English basic words ----

    stride

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) .

    Verb

  • To walk with long steps.
  • * Dryden
  • Mars in the middle of the shining shield / Is graved, and strides along the liquid field.
  • To stand with the legs wide apart; to straddle.
  • To pass over at a step; to step over.
  • * Shakespeare
  • a debtor that not dares to stride a limit
  • To straddle; to bestride.
  • * Shakespeare
  • I mean to stride your steed.
    Usage notes
    * The past participle of (term) is extremely rare and mostly obsolete. Many people have trouble producing a form that feels natural. Language Log][http://www.languagehat.com/archives/003282.php Language Hat

    Etymology 2

    See the above verb.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A long step.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1907, author=
  • , title=The Dust of Conflict , chapter=7 citation , passage=Still, a dozen men with rifles, and cartridges to match, stayed behind when they filed through a white aldea lying silent amid the cane, and the Sin Verguenza swung into slightly quicker stride .}}
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=November 10 , author=Jeremy Wilson , title= England Under 21 5 Iceland Under 21 0: match report , work=Telegraph citation , page= , passage=An utterly emphatic 5-0 victory was ultimately capped by two wonder strikes in the last two minutes from Aston Villa midfielder Gary Gardner. Before that, England had utterly dominated to take another purposeful stride towards the 2013 European Championship in Israel. They have already established a five-point buffer at the top of Group Eight. }}
  • (computing) The number of memory locations between successive elements in an array, pixels in a bitmap, etc.
  • * 2007 , Andy Oram, Greg Wilson, Beautiful code
  • This stride value is generally equal to the pixel width of the bitmap times the number of bytes per pixel, but for performance reasons it might be rounded
  • A jazz piano style of the 1920s and 1930s. The left hand characteristically plays a four-beat pulse with a single bass note, octave, seventh or tenth interval on the first and third beats, and a chord on the second and fourth beats.
  • Derived terms
    * bestride * * take something in stride * get into one's stride * strides (qualifier)

    Anagrams

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    References

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