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gal

Noun

1 United States liquid unit equal to 4 quarts or 3.785 liters [syn: gallon]
2 a unit of gravitational acceleration equal to one centimeter per second per second (named after Galileo)
3 alliterative term for girl (or woman)

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see Gal

English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From gallon.
gal or gal. (plural gal or gals)

Etymology 2

Representing a nonstandard pronunciation of girl.

Noun

  1. A girl.

Etymology 3

Shortened from galileo

Noun

(symbol Gal)

Anagrams

Afrikaans

Noun

  1. bile

Dutch

Noun

  1. bile

Irish

Etymology

From gal < ; cf. Welsh gallu.

Pronunciation

  • a Munster lang=ga|[ɡɑl̪ˠ]
  • lang=ga|[ɡal̪ˠ]

Noun

  1. valor
  2. steam

Declension

Mutation

Norwegian

Etymology

From galinn, from gala

Adjective

  1. insane; crazy; out of one's mind
  2. with a very strong interest in (love, the need for speed, etc.)
  3. incorrect; erroneous
  4. unfortunate
  5. wrong; illegal; morally reproachable

Noun

  1. rooster crow (instance of)

Derived terms

Related terms

Verb

gal
  1. Imperative of gale

References

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Old English

Etymology

From

Polish

Extensive Definition

Gal is usually a casual term for a woman. It can also refer to:
GAL may refer to:
gal in German: Gal
gal in Spanish: Gal
gal in Dutch: Gal
gal in Japanese: GAL
gal in Low German: Gal (Mehrdüdig Begreep)
gal in Simple English: Gal
gal in Swedish: Gal

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