Meaning of GATEWAYS in English

Are connectors between two or more dissimilar networks that facilitate communication in such instances. Gateways have their own processors to perform both protocol and bandwidth conversions. Gateways between the Outernet and the Internet translate different protocols such as e-mail protocols of different networks into Internet protocols. (See also Internet , Mosaic , Finger Gateway , Whois Gateway , and Outernets )

Jensen's Technology English Glossary.      Английский словарь фирмы Jensen Technologies.