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)
- Rhymes: -æl
Etymology 1From gallon.
gal or gal. (plural gal or gals)
Etymology 2Representing a nonstandard pronunciation of girl.
- A girl.
Etymology 3Shortened from galileo
- A galileo.
EtymologyFrom gal < ; cf. Welsh gallu.
- a Munster lang=ga|[ɡɑl̪ˠ]
EtymologyFrom galinn, from gala
Derived terms* stormannsgal* bilgal
- Imperative of gale
Gal is usually a casual term for a woman. It can also refer to:
- Gal Costa A brazilian Bossa Nova singer.
- Gal (unit), short for Galileo Unit: one centimeter per second squared
- Gal, a town in Abkhazia
- Jenny Gal, a Dutch-Italian judoka
- Artist name of the Austrian composer and artist Bernhard Gál
- A Hebrew language given name (lit. wave)
- A Kelta origin hungarian given name (lit. chanticleer]
- Gal class submarine, Israeli Navy
- Gyaru, a type of young Japanese woman
- Gal, the abbreviation for the orchid genus Galeandra
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
babe, baby, broad, chick, colleen, cutie, dame, damoiselle, damsel, demoiselle, doll, filly, frail, girl, girlie, heifer, hoyden, jeune fille, jill, junior miss, lady friend, lass, lassie, little missy, mademoiselle, maid, maiden, miss, missy, mouse, nymphet, piece, quail, romp, schoolgirl, schoolmaid, schoolmiss, skirt, slip, subdeb, subdebutante, subteen, subteener, teenybopper, tomato, tomboy, virgin, wench, young creature, young thing