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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gateway  \Gate"way`\,  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gateway 
  n  :  an  entrance  that  can  be  closed  by  a  gate 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Gateway,  AR  (town,  FIPS  26110) 
  Location:  36.48557  N,  93.93633  W 
  Population  (1990):  65  (32  housing  units) 
  Area:  1.5  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  72733 
  Gateway,  CO  (CDP,  FIPS  29455) 
  Location:  39.54930  N,  104.90552  W 
  Population  (1990):  7510  (2588  housing  units) 
  Area:  13.8  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  81522 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  gateway 
 
  1.    A  deprecated  term  for  a  device  that  enables 
  data  to  flow  between  different  networks  (forming  an 
  {internet}). 
 
  Preferred  terms  are  "{protocol  converter}"  (connects  networks 
  that  use  different  {protocols}),  "{router}"  (connects  two 
  broadcast  networks  at  layer  3  ({network  layer}).  Another 
  example  is  a  {mail  gateway},  which  is  a  layer  7  ({application 
  layer})  gateway. 
 
  2.    An  {interface}  between  an  information  source 
  and  a  {World-Wide  Web}  {server}.  {Common  Gateway  Interface} 
  is  a  {standard}  for  such  interfaces.  The  information  source 
  can  be  any  system  that  can  be  accessed  by  a  program  running  on 
  the  web  server.  A  typical  example  is  a  {relational 
  database}. 
 
  (2000-05-24) 
 
 




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