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A woman or girl.
[Alteration of girl.]
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.]
informal a girl
(Units) a unit of acceleration equal to 1 centimetre per second per second
[C20: named after Galileo]
(Telecommunications) get a life
Informal: Sometimes Offensive. a girl or woman.
[1785–95; by alter. of girl]
usage: See girl.
a cgs unit of acceleration, equal to one centimeter per second per second.
[1910–15; after Galileo]
Get a life
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|Noun||1.||gal - 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
|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