Gate chamber


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Gate chamber a recess in the side wall of a canal lock, which receives the opened gate.
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In literature:

By now the council-chamber is shaken with warfare, and the gates creak with the dreadful fray.
"The Danish History, Books I-IX" by Saxo Grammaticus ("Saxo the Learned")
He found Kitty at the gate, and, as on the preceding evening, went up to her chamber.
"The Three Musketeers" by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
It was a huge fireplace, like a dark chamber shut in by tall, finely-wrought iron gates.
"Aaron's Rod" by D. H. Lawrence
The locks are 200 ft. long in the clear between the gates, and 45 ft wide in the chamber at the bottom.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 384, May 12, 1883" by Various
Closing the gate, he retired to the council chamber and laid the letter before his cabinet and magistrates.
"The Real America in Romance, Volume 6;" by John R. Musick
About this pleasant season, in the upper chamber over the water-gate, was born a family of nine very small and very naked young muskrats.
"The Watchers of the Trails" by Charles G. D. Roberts
It would be handier for him to conduct the sartorial transformations in the chamber over his own gate, wouldn't it?
"Otherwise Phyllis" by Meredith Nicholson
When the cofferer learned that they were at the gate, he went in great terror into his chamber, and said that he was undone.
"Queen Elizabeth" by Jacob Abbott
Then setting it in his bed chamber, he guarded it day and night, keeping the gate and all his doors locked.
"Japanese Fairy World" by William Elliot Griffis
Eight sluice gates, each 6 by 10 feet, open or close the water chambers.
"The Industrial Canal and Inner Harbor of New Orleans" by Thomas Ewing Dabney
When tribunals give such sentences as these, we hear clapping of hands from the extent of the grand chamber to the gates of Paris.
"A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 9 (of 10)" by François-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
At last we were in my own chamber, in the inn of the suburb, and beyond the town gates.
"The Devil's Elixir" by E. T. A. Hoffmann
The chief porter of the Abbey of Gloucester, for instance, had a chamber next to the abbey gate.
"Household Administration" by Various
Again the prophet is brought by the northern gate to the side where the holy chambers of the priests are located.
"The Prophet Ezekiel" by Arno C. Gaebelein
His collar, a gift from Lord Provost Chambers, has been deposited in the office at the church gate.
"Aileen Aroon, A Memoir" by Gordon Stables
The gates flew open as Paul approached them, and through a passage of mother-of-pearl he reached a chamber that flashed with opal lights.
"The Fairies and the Christmas Child" by Lilian Gask
Catesby met them at the gate, and conducted them to the wounded man's chamber.
"Guy Fawkes" by William Harrison Ainsworth
Its chamber is 515 ft. long between lock gates, and 80 ft. wide, narrowing to 60 ft. at the gates.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 4" by Various
Where the conduit enters the bluff on the north side of the river, at 1,200 m., there is an overflow chamber which has a sluice-gate 76 cm.
"ASCE 1193: The Water-Works and Sewerage of Monterrey, N. L., Mexico" by George Robert Graham Conway
At Barking, Essex, are chambers over the lich-gate, and one was formerly known as the Chapel of the Holy Rood.
"Old Church Lore" by William Andrews

In poetry:

Thy gates are shut to hardiest will,
Thy countersign of long-lost speech,--
Those fountained courts, those chambers still,
Fronting Time's far East, who shall reach?
"The Foot-Path" by James Russell Lowell

In news:

Listen to the world premiere of Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Paul Moravec's answer to Bach, Brandenburg Gate, as performed by the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra live at Carnegie Hall.
This line, which is marked by light aluminum gates and a phalanx of police officers and National Guardsmen, runs along Chambers Street and down Broadway to Wall Street.
Bob Gates, former Secretary of Defense , speaks to the Wichita Metro Chamber Annual Meeting held at Century II.
The Tarrant Regional Water District will accept bids Feb 8 for Phase II painting and refurbishing work on the Richland Chamber Reservoir Spillway Gates in Fort Worth, TX.
Bob Gates, former Secretary of Defense, speaks to the Wichita Metro Chamber Annual Meeting held at Century II.
The gates open at 6 pm for the annual Summer Sizzle show and the music will start right on time as the Barnesville-Lamar County Chamber of Commerce holds its annual event Saturday, July 21, at the Ritz Park.

In science:

The photon fluxes were estimated from the chamber counting rates measured during dedicated off-spill gates.
First results from an aging test of a prototype RPC for the LHCb Muon System
The resulting Weyl chamber tra jectory lies along the line OA3A1 , and we can achieve the CNOT gate by changing the evolution direction just once (cf.
Generation of quantum logic operations from physical Hamiltonians
FIG. 7: Minimum time Weyl chamber tra jectory that reaches the B gate from the Ising-type YY interaction in one switching.
Generation of quantum logic operations from physical Hamiltonians
The nonlocal components of two-qubit gates were shown to be analyzable as a steering problem in a Weyl chamber of local equivalence classes.
Generation of quantum logic operations from physical Hamiltonians
The three vacuum chambers are connected via two differential pumping stages, each consisting of a differential pumping tube as well as a gate valve.
An apparatus for immersing trapped ions into an ultracold gas of neutral atoms