Gate-theory



noun
1.
a theory proposing that neural stimulation beyond a certain threshold level, as by application of an electric current, can overwhelm the ability of the nerve center to sense pain.

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Gate valve

    noun 1. a valve in a pipe or channel having a sliding plate that controls the flow

  • Gateway

    [geyt-wey] /ˈgeɪtˌweɪ/ noun 1. an entrance or passage that may be closed by a . 2. a structure for enclosing such an opening or entrance. 3. any passage by or point at which a region may be entered: New York soon became the gateway to America. 4. Digital Technology. /ˈɡeɪtˌweɪ/ noun 1. an entrance that […]



  • Gateway 2000

    company One of the lagest US manufacturers of IBM compatibles, founded by CEO Ted Waitt in September 1985, in Sioux City, Iowa. In 1990 the company moved to North Sioux City, South Dakota. In August 1994, quarterly profits were $4 million on sales of $617 million. Sales for the first quarter of 1997 were $1.42 […]

  • Gateway-drug

    noun 1. any mood-altering drug, as a stimulant or tranquilizer, that does not cause physical dependence but may lead to the use of addictive drugs, as heroin. noun 1. a recreational drug such as cannabis, the use of which is believed by some to encourage the user to try stronger drugs



Disclaimer: Gate-theory definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.