Gating (telecommunication)

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In telecommunication, the term gating has the following meanings:

  1. The process of selecting only those portions of a wave between specified time intervals or between specified amplitude limits.
  2. The controlling of signals by means of combinational logic elements.
  3. A process in which a predetermined set of conditions, when established, permits a second process to occur.

 This article incorporates public domain material from the General Services Administration document "Federal Standard 1037C" (in support of MIL-STD-188).