- software or hardware that connects two disparate computer networks, as to enable the passage of information between a home or business network and the Internet.
- software that facilitates digital communication of text messages over cellular telephone networks.
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This made AIMS the gateway for all communications to and from the flight deck.MH370 Debris Is Lost Forever, Can the Plane Be Found Without It?|Clive Irving|September 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Plus it is clear that plastic surgery is a gateway drug for those both so inclined and so well-heeled.
“For the girls who have never bought a business book, I think this can be the gateway drug,” Amoruso says.The ‘Nasty Gal’ Invasion: Sophia Amoruso Wants to Create an Army of #GIRLBOSSes|Alison Baitz|May 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Bettles, Alaska has been a gateway for intrepid travelers who want to explore the pristine wilderness of the Arctic Circle.Visiting the Arctic Circle…Before It’s Irreversibly Changed|Terry Greene Sterling|April 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The AIMS units are the gateway for all communications to and from the flight deck.
One end of the street is blocked by a great square, and the other by the gateway of the palace from which the Sultan comes.The Rulers of the Mediterranean|Richard Harding Davis
And at last we struck the trace that mounted upward to the Gateway itself.The Crossing|Winston Churchill
It has its old church and gateway, the latter once taken by the English.Winged Wheels in France|Michael Myers Shoemaker
As though satisfied that he had arrived in time, Quinton Edge now slackened his pace, making for the gateway on the side street.The Doomsman|Van Tassel Sutphen
He could only stand at his gateway, and look at the thing as it rose above the ground, fascinated by its ugliness.The Vicar of Bullhampton|Anthony Trollope