AskDefine | Define gates

Dictionary Definition

Gates 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: Bill Gates, William Henry Gates]

Extensive Definition

Gates may refer to:
In places:
In fiction:
  • Gates (comics), a fictional character, an insectoid member of the Legion of Super-Heroes
In ships:
In industry:
  • Gates Learjet, an aircract manufacturer, later named Learjet Corporation
  • Noise gate, audio signal detection and level control
People with the surname Gates:
People with the given name Gates:

See also

gates in German: Gates
gates in French: Gates#Personnalit.C3.A9s
gates in Dutch: Gates
gates in Japanese: ゲイツ
gates in Polish: Gates
gates in Russian: Гейтс (значения)
gates in Volapük: Gates
gates in Chinese: 蓋茨
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