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gal 1

 (găl)
n. Informal
A woman or girl.

[Alteration of girl.]

gal 2

 (găl)
n.
The centimeter-gram-second unit of acceleration, equal to one centimeter per second per second, used especially in the measurement of gravity.

[After Galileo Galilei.]

GAL

abbreviation for
(Telecommunications) get a life

gal

(ɡæl)
n
(Units) a unit of acceleration equal to 1 centimetre per second per second
[C20: named after Galileo]

GAL

abbreviation for
(Telecommunications) get a life

gal1

(gæl)

n.
Informal: Sometimes Offensive. a girl or woman.
[1785–95; by alter. of girl]
usage: See girl.

gal2

(gæl)

n.
a cgs unit of acceleration, equal to one centimeter per second per second.
[1910–15; after Galileo]

Gal.

Galatians.

gal.

gallon.

GAL

Get a life
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.GAL - United States liquid unit equal to 4 quarts or 3.785 litersgal - United States liquid unit equal to 4 quarts or 3.785 liters
United States liquid unit - a liquid unit officially adopted in the United States Customary System
quart - a United States liquid unit equal to 32 fluid ounces; four quarts equal one gallon
bbl, barrel - any of various units of capacity; "a barrel of beer is 31 gallons and a barrel of oil is 42 gallons"
2.gal - a unit of gravitational acceleration equal to one centimeter per second per second (named after Galileo)
acceleration unit - a unit for measuring acceleration
3.gal - alliterative term for girl (or woman)
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
fille, girl, miss, missy, young lady, young woman - a young woman; "a young lady of 18"

gal

noun girl, woman, lady, female, bird (slang), dame (slang), chick (slang), lass, damsel (archaic), colleen (Irish), lassie (informal), wench a Southern gal who wanted to make it in the movies
Translations

gal

[ˈgæl] nfille f

gal

1
n (dated inf)Mädel nt (dated)
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Well, haven't you a boy or gal that you could throw in with Tom?
To my notion, Benjamin, she’s likely to turn out a desp’ut ugly gal.
You're making up to that young gal of Jane's,' he proceeded.
I say, what a good-looking gal that was, wasn't she?
She side- stepped in to pull some posies and yer was squeezin' de oder gal to beat de band.
By the time the young ladies reached Kensington turnpike, Amelia had not forgotten her companions, but had dried her tears, and had blushed very much and been delighted at a young officer of the Life Guards, who spied her as he was riding by, and said, "A dem fine gal, egad
There ain't,' said Sikes, fixing his eyes upon her, and muttering the words to himself; 'there ain't a stauncher-hearted gal going, or I'd have cut her throat three months ago.
Nor was the agitation by any means diminished, when the scout rushed back with the intelligence that the lady was 'a slap-up gal in a bang-up chariot.
We keep a boy to do the dirty work, and a gal besides, but they dine in the wash'us.
There's one or two families yer with grown-up gals ez oughter be squared; that is--the boys mighter put in a few fancy touches among them--kinder take 'em buggy riding--or to church--once in a while--just to take the pizen outer their tongues, and make a kind o' bluff to the parents, d'ye see?
Jim came skipping out at the gate with a tin pail, and singing Buffalo Gals.
Step in an' curl up in the corner; we ain't goin' to let folks see little runaway gals, 'cause they're goin' back to begin all over ag'in