a manner of walking, stepping, or running.
any of the manners in which a horse moves, as a walk, trot, canter, gallop, or rack.
verb (used with object)
to teach a specified gait or gaits to (a horse).
manner of walking or running; bearing
(used esp of horses and dogs) the pattern of footsteps at various speeds, as the walk, trot, canter, etc, each pattern being distinguished by a particular rhythm and footfall
(transitive) to teach (a horse) a particular gait
c.1300, gate “a going or walking, departure, journey,” earlier “way, road, path” (c.1200), from a Scandinavian source (cf. Old Norse gata “way, road, path”), cognate with Old High German gazza “street, German Gasse, Gothic gatwo. Meaning “manner of walking” is from mid-15c. Modern spelling developed before 1750, originally in Scottish. Related: Gaited.
A particular way or manner of walking.
- Gait recognition
noun a type of pattern recognition of a person’s ambulatory motions recorded in a database for future attempts to determine or recognize a person’s identity when the person walks toward by a reading device Examples Gait recognition technology is a biometric method — that is, a unique biological or behavioral identification characteristic, such as a […]
[geyt-skuh l] /ˈgeɪt skəl/ noun 1. Hugh Todd Naylor [ney-ler] /ˈneɪ lər/ (Show IPA), 1906–63, English economist and statesman: Labour party leader 1955–63. /ˈɡeɪtskɪl/ noun 1. Hugh (Todd Naylor). 1906–63, British politician; leader of the Labour Party (1955–63)
[gey-uh s] /ˈgeɪ əs/ noun 1. a.d. c110–c180, Roman jurist and writer, especially on civil law. 2. . /ˈɡaɪəs/ noun 1. ?110–?180 ad, Roman jurist. His Institutes were later used as the basis for those of Justinian 2. Gaius Caesar. See Caligula (1.) A Macedonian, Paul’s fellow-traveller, and his host at Corinth when he wrote […]
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