[gal-ee] /ˈgæl i/
noun, plural galleys.
a kitchen or an area with kitchen facilities in a ship, plane, or camper.
any of various kinds of ship propelled by oars or sails used in ancient or medieval times as a warship or as a trader
the kitchen of a ship, boat, or aircraft
any of various long rowing boats
c.1300, from Old French galie, from Medieval Latin galea or Catalan galea, from Late Greek galea, of unknown origin. The word has made its way into most Western European languages. Originally “low, flat-built seagoing vessel of one deck,” once common in the Mediterranean; meaning “cooking range on a ship” dates from 1750. The printing sense is from 1650s, from French galée in the same sense, in reference to the shape of the oblong tray that holds the type. As a short form of galley-proof it is attested from 1890.
[gal-it] /ˈgæl ɪt/ Masonry. noun 1. (def 1). verb (used with object) 2. to fill (a mortar joint) with gallets.
[gal-vuh-noh-plas-tee, gal-van-oh-] /ˈgæl və noʊˌplæs ti, gælˈvæn oʊ-/ noun, Printing. 1. .
[gal-vuh-nuh-skohp, gal-van-uh-] /ˈgæl və nəˌskoʊp, gælˈvæn ə-/ noun 1. an instrument for detecting the existence of an electric current and determining its direction. /ˈɡælvənəˌskəʊp; ɡælˈvænə-/ noun 1. a galvanometer that depends for its action on the deflection of a magnetic needle in a magnetic field produced by the electric current that is to be detected
[gal-vuh-noh-tak-sis, gal-van-oh-] /ˌgæl və noʊˈtæk sɪs, gælˌvæn oʊ-/ noun 1. movement of an organism or any of its parts in a particular direction in response to an electric current; electrotaxis.