[gey-ter] /ˈgeɪ tər/
a covering of cloth or leather for the ankle and instep and sometimes also the lower leg, worn over the shoe or boot.
Compare 1 (def 7).
a cloth or leather shoe with elastic insertions at the sides.
an overshoe with a fabric top.
noun (often pl)
a cloth or leather covering for the leg or ankle buttoned on one side and usually strapped under the foot
Also called spat. a similar covering extending from the ankle to the instep
a waterproof covering for the ankle worn by climbers and walkers to prevent snow, mud, or gravel entering over the top of the boot
“leather cover for the ankle,” 1775, perhaps from French guêtre “belonging to peasant attire,” from Middle French *guestre, probably from Frankish *wrist “instep,” from Proto-Germanic *wirstiz (cf. German Rist “instep;” see wrist). Related: Gaiters.
[gey-therz-burg] /ˈgeɪ θərzˌbɜrg/ noun 1. a town in central Maryland.
[geyt] /geɪt/ noun 1. a manner of walking, stepping, or running. 2. any of the manners in which a horse moves, as a walk, trot, canter, gallop, or rack. verb (used with object) 3. to teach a specified gait or gaits to (a horse). /ɡeɪt/ noun 1. manner of walking or running; bearing 2. (used […]
- 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)