Gale



[geyl] /geɪl/

noun
1.
a very strong wind.
2.
Meteorology. a wind of 32–63 miles per hour (14–28 m/sec).
3.
a noisy outburst:
a gale of laughter filled the room.
4.
Archaic. a gentle breeze.
[geyl] /geɪl/
noun
1.
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[geyl] /geɪl/
noun
1.
Zona
[zoh-nuh] /ˈzoʊ nə/ (Show IPA), 1874–1938, U.S. novelist, short-story writer, playwright, and poet.
2.
a female or male given name.
/ɡeɪl/
noun
1.
a strong wind, specifically one of force seven to ten on the Beaufort scale or from 45 to 90 kilometres per hour
2.
(often pl) a loud outburst, esp of laughter
3.
(archaic, poetic) a gentle breeze
/ɡeɪl/
noun
1.
short for sweet gale
n.

“storm at sea,” 1540s, from gaile “wind,” origin uncertain, perhaps from Old Norse gol “breeze,” or Old Danish gal “bad, furious” (often used of weather), from Old Norse galinn “bewitched.” Or perhaps it is from Old English galan “to sing” (the second element in nightingale), or giellan “to yell.” In technical meteorological use, a wind between 32 and 63 miles per hour.

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