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1. Getting rejected while trying to enter a gated area by following close behind someone who has legitimate access.

2. In a group project when one member does not complete their task on time and gates progession of the project.
1. Ha! Did you see that guy? He is totally fail gating me.

2. Bob is fail gating the entire project because he couldn't complete his report.
by dahoe August 04, 2011