from the opening to the closing of a formal session or series of sessions:
gavel-to-gavel television coverage of the Congressional hearing.
[gey-vee-uh l] /ˈgeɪ vi əl/ noun 1. a large crocodilian, Gavialis gangeticus, of India and Pakistan, having elongated, garlike jaws: an endangered species. /ˈɡeɪvɪəl/ noun 1. a large fish-eating Indian crocodilian, Gavialis gangeticus, with a very long slender snout: family Gavialidae 2. false gavial, a SE Asian crocodile, Tomistoma schlegeli, similar to but smaller than […]
[gav-in] /ˈgæv ɪn/ noun 1. a male given name.
[yeyv-le] /ˈyeɪv lɛ/ noun 1. a seaport in E Sweden. /Swedish ˈjɛːvlə/ noun 1. a port in E Sweden, on an inlet of the Gulf of Bothnia. Pop: 92 025 (2004 est)
[guh-vot] /gəˈvɒt/ noun 1. an old French dance in moderately quick quadruple meter. 2. a piece of music for, or in the rhythm of, this dance, often forming one of the movements in the classical suite, usually following the saraband. /ɡəˈvɒt/ noun 1. an old formal dance in quadruple time 2. a piece of music […]