:"Distinguish from "gaiter", which is a garment for the legs."Gator is often used as an aphaeresis of the word "alligator".

Gator may refer to:
*"Gator" (film), a 1976 action movie starring and directed by Burt Reynolds
*Gator (pool game), a swimming pool game
*Gatorade, a popular brand of sports drink
*John Deere Gator, a small utility vehicle manufactured by Deere & Company
*Claria Corporation, formerly Gator Corporation, an Internet advertising company known for its Gator adwares.
*G/ATOR, or Ground Air Task Oriented Radar, a radar system in development by the United States Marine Corps.

In Computing :
*HostGator, a web hosting company in TexasIn sports:
*Florida Gators, of the University of Florida at Gainesville
*San Francisco State University teams
*Gator, a defensive technique in volleyball popularized by Danny Kinda (See: Volleyball jargon)

As a pseudonym:
*Mike Greenwell, baseball player, left fielder with the Boston Red Sox from 1985 to 1996
*Ron Guidry, baseball player, pitcher with the New York Yankees from 1975 to 1988
*Mark Rogowski, professional skateboarder, convicted for a 1991 murder

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  • Gator — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel: Mein Name ist Gator Originaltitel: Gator Produktionsland: USA Erscheinungsjahr: 1976 Länge: 110 Minuten Originalsprache: Englisch …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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