LSD affects the gating process—so much more information is sent to the cortex to be processed.
Virgilll rot before I do his thousand lines or pay any attention to his gating.
I am disposed to ask you to dispense the gating and the penalties for violating it.
Every weaver had his own way of gating, and his own little tricks of weaving.
This corresponds to some extent with the English system of 'gating.'
Undoubtedly, commented Mr. Roylston, but I have had the unpleasant duty of gating you for a month.
Say, a thousand lines apiece, a week's gating, and a few things of that kind.
"Oh, no, sir," said Stalky cheerfully; for a week's gating in the summer term is serious.
The gating, however, did not last many weeks, and before long our friends were back at their old haunts again.
"opening, entrance," Old English geat (plural geatu) "gate, door, opening, passage, hinged framework barrier," from Proto-Germanic *gatan (cf. Old Norse gat "opening, passage," Old Saxon gat "eye of a needle, hole," Old Frisian gat "hole, opening," Dutch gat "gap, hole, breach," German Gasse "street"), of unknown origin. Meaning "money collected from selling tickets" dates from 1896 (short for gate money, 1820). Gate-crasher is from 1927. Finnish katu, Lettish gatua "street" are Germanic loan-words.
"provide with a gate," 1906, from gate (n.). Originally of moulds. Related: Gated (1620s). Gated community recorded by 1989 (earliest reference to Emerald Bay, Laguna Beach, Calif.
GIVE someone THE GATE (1940s+)
[musicians' senses fr the simile swing like a gate, ''play or respond to swing music well and readily,'' with some influence of 'gator and alligator; or perhaps fr gatemouth, a nickname for Louis Armstrong; first musical sense said to have been coined by Louis Armstrong]