e-gate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

e- +‎ gate

Noun[edit]

e-gate (plural e-gates)

  1. An electronic immigration gate at an airport, using biometrics etc.
    • 2009, Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Transport Committee, The future of aviation: first report of session 2009-10 (volume 2, page 303)
      [] currently trialling e-gates at Manchester Airport []
    • 2011, Norman J. Ashford, Saleh Mumayiz, Paul H. Wright, Airport Engineering (page 695)
      For arrivals, there are 52 arrival passport counters and 12 e-gates []