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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

(ɡæl)
n
informal a girl

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)
References in classic literature ?
Well, haven't you a boy or gal that you could throw in with Tom?
You might make your fortune on that ar gal in Orleans, any day.
I knew a real handsome gal once, in Orleans, as was entirely ruined by this sort o' handling.
Why, Tom,' I used to say, `when your gals takes on and cry, what's the use o' crackin on' em over the head, and knockin' on 'em round?
She side- stepped in to pull some posies and yer was squeezin' de oder gal to beat de band.
You're making up to that young gal of Jane's,' he proceeded.
I been watching this young gal of Jane's, and I seen what sort of a young gal she be.
It's all the same, I reckon; some says gal, some says girl -- both's right, like enough.
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?
She's no small weight, brother; none of these here fine gals are.
She's one of them fine, black-eyed, proud gals, as I wouldn't trust at such times with a knife too near 'em.