e-gate

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

e- +‎ gate

NounEdit

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 []
Last modified on 11 April 2012, at 16:05