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Related to Scissors gait: Cerebellar ataxia, waddling gait, spastic gait, steppage gait, Parkinsonian gait, hemiplegic gait
manner of walking, stepping, or running; the ways a horse moves: The horse has a smooth gait.
Not to be confused with:
gate – movable barrier; an opening permitting passage: You may buy your ticket at the gate.
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1. A particular way or manner of moving on foot: a person who ran with a clumsy, hobbling gait.
2. Any of the ways, such as a canter, trot, or walk, by which a horse can move by lifting the feet in different order or rhythm.
3. Rate or manner of proceeding: The project went forward at a steady gait.
tr.v. gait·ed, gait·ing, gaits
To train (a horse) in a particular gait or gaits.
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1. manner of walking or running; bearing
2. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) (used esp of horses and dogs) the pattern of footsteps at various speeds, as the walk, trot, canter, etc, each pattern being distinguished by a particular rhythm and footfall
(Horse Training, Riding & Manège) (tr) to teach (a horse) a particular gait
[C16: variant of gate1]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. a manner of walking, stepping, or running.
2. any of the manners in which a horse moves, as a walk, trot, canter, or gallop.v.t.
3. to teach a specified gait to (a horse).
4. to lead (a dog) before judges to show its manner of moving.
[1500–10; Scots, Middle English sp. variant of gate1]
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Past participle: gaited
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|Noun||1.||gait - the rate of moving (especially walking or running)|
quick time - a normal marching pace of 120 steps per minute
double time - a fast marching pace (180 steps/min) or slow jog
rate - a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit; "they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour"; "the rate of change was faster than expected"
|2.||gait - a horse's manner of moving|
walk - a slow gait of a horse in which two feet are always on the ground
jog trot - an easy gait of a horse; midway between a walk and a trot
trot - a gait faster than a walk; diagonally opposite legs strike the ground together
gallop - a fast gait of a horse; a two-beat stride during which all four legs are off the ground simultaneously
|3.||gait - a person's manner of walking|
flounce - the act of walking with exaggerated jerky motions
pacing - walking with slow regular strides
roll - walking with a swaying gait
saunter - a careless leisurely gait; "he walked with a kind of saunter as if he hadn't a care in the world"
skip - a gait in which steps and hops alternate
waddle - walking with short steps and the weight tilting from one foot to the other; "ducks walk with a waddle"
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noun walk, step, bearing, pace, stride, carriage, tread, manner of walking His gait was peculiarly awkward.
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gait[ˈgeɪt] n → démarche f
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(plural rare) the way in which a person or animal walks. the old man's shuffling gait. gang مِشْيَه بَطيئَه походка andar chůze der Gang gang περπατησιάandar kõnnak طرز راه رفتن käynti démarche צוּרַת הֲלִיכָה चाल držanje u hodu járásmód cara berjalan göngulag andatura, passo 歩きぶり 걸음걸이 eisena gaita gaya jalan ganggange, ganglag/-art chód دتګ ډول: داّس ګام marcha mers походка chôdza hoja način hodanja gång, sätt att gå ท่าเดิน yürüyüş, gidiş 步態 хода چال dáng đi 步态
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n. marcha, andar;
cerebellar ___ → ___ cerebelosa;
compensated gluteal ___ → ___ compensada glútea;
crutch ___ → ___ con muletas;
dorsiflexor ___ → ___ de dorsiflexión;
drag-to ___ → ___ de arrastre;
duck ___ → ___ de pato;
equine ___ → ___ equina;
festinating ___ → ___ festinante;
gastrocnemius ___ → ___ gemelar;
hemiplegic ___ → ___ hemipléjica;
petit pas ___ → ___ en pequeños pasos;
scissors ___ → ___ en tijeras;
spastic ___ → ___ espástica;
steppage ___ → ___ en estepaje;
tabetic ___ → ___ tabética;
three point ___ → ___ en tres apoyos;
Treadelenburg or gluteal ___ → ___ de Treadelenburg o glútea;
two point ___ → ___ en dos apoyos;
uncompensated gluteal ___ → ___ glútea descompensada;
waddling ___ → ___ de ánade.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
gaitn marcha, forma de caminar
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