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Definition of Gatelike
1. resembling a gate [adj]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Gatelike
Literary usage of Gatelike
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Central Tian-Shan Mountains 1902-1903 by Gottfried Merzbacher (1905)
"Through a gatelike contraction of the valley walls one reaches the glacier, the tongue of which ends at a height of about 9000 ft. (2750 m. ..."
2. Space and the Architect: Lessons in Architecture 2 by Herman Hertzberger (2000)
"The large horizontal gatelike opening between them has a free span of 75 metres. Upper and lower buildings are linked merely by a glass lift with which you ..."
3. The Central Tian-Shan Mountains 1902-1903 by Gottfried Merzbacher (1905)
"... three and one-third miles broad, there is noticeable a gatelike breach, through which there now flows, in a straight course northwards to the Tekes, ..."
4. The Emir of Bokhara and His Country: Journeys and Studies in Bokhara (with a by Ole Olufsen (1911)
"In several places the valley narrows to gatelike clefts formed by the erosion of the water. At high water passage is often impossible here, ..."
5. Pacific History Stories by Harr Wagner (1896)
"The name was suggested to him by the beauty of the sunset, the gatelike entrance to the bay, and the value of the harbor for the commerce of the world. ..."
6. Modern Sheep: Breeds and Management by William James Clarke (1907)
"Where a temporary lambing camp is being fitted out the "bum" pens can be quickly put up by making small gatelike panels about 31/4 feet long or the length ..."
7. Hood's Magazine and Comic Miscellany by Thomas Hood (1844)
"It is nearly circular, at least seven miles across, and has a small gatelike entrance with a high grass-covered rock to one side crowned with a chapel, ..."