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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?"
'Cut my limbs off one by one!' cried Sikes, seizing her roughly by the arm, 'If I don't think the gal's stark raving mad.
"`Taint no gal's picture," offered the man at the fire.
"It ain't--but it must be--Miss Jennie's little gal! There wasn't none of the rest of 'em married.
'You're making up to that young gal of Jane's,' he proceeded.
"It's all the same, I reckon; some says gal, some says girl -- both's right, like enough.
Crupp said it was clear she couldn't be in two places at once (which I felt to be reasonable), and that 'a young gal' stationed in the pantry with a bedroom candle, there never to desist from washing plates, would be indispensable.
We keep a boy to do the dirty work, and a gal besides, but they dine in the wash'us.'
hist!” said a low voice, “stoop lower, gal; your bonnet hides the creatur’s head.”
If your Lammles or your Lightwoods had got at him anyhow, they would have asked him the question whether he hadn't something to do with that gal's disappearance.
"De lady says dat she's on to de fact dat gals is dead easy when a feller comes spielin' ghost stories and tryin' to make up, and dat's why she won't listen to no soft-soap.
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?