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moderate gale

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moderate gale

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(Physical Geography) a gale of force seven on the Beaufort scale, capable of swaying trees
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Noun1.moderate gale - wind moving 32-38 knotsmoderate gale - wind moving 32-38 knots; 7 on the Beaufort scale
gale - a strong wind moving 45-90 knots; force 7 to 10 on Beaufort scale
Beaufort scale, wind scale - an international scale of wind force from 0 (calm air) to 12 (hurricane)