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Related to moderate gale: fresh gale
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(Physical Geography) a gale of force seven on the Beaufort scale, capable of swaying trees
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|Noun||1.||moderate 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
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