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gales, plural;
  1. A very strong wind
    • - it was almost blowing a gale
    • - gale-force winds
  2. A wind of force 7 to 10 on the Beaufort scale (28-55 knots or 32-63 mph)

  3. A storm at sea

  4. A burst of sound, esp. of laughter
    • - she collapsed into gales of laughter

  1. a strong wind moving 45-90 knots; force 7 to 10 on Beaufort scale
  2. A gale is a very strong wind. There are conflicting definitions of how strong. The U.S. Government's National Weather Service defines a gale as 34 to 47 knots (or) of sustained surface winds., s.v. . Forecasters typically issue gale warnings when winds of this strength are expected.
  3. The enzyme UDP-glucose 4-epimerase , also known as UDP-galactose 4-epimerase or GALE, is a homodimeric epimerase found in bacterial, plant, and mammalian cells. ...
  4. Gale is a crater on Mars. It is about 150 km in diameter and is near the border of the lowlands of Elysium Planitia at . It is about 3.5 to 3.8 billion years old. It was named after Walter Frederick Gale.
  5. Gale is a common unisex given name. It is derived from the Hebrew name Abigail, meaning "Happy God; Father in rejoicing; a father's joy; cheerful; joyful."It is used in modern English and was a popular baby's name during the 1950s and 60's. Under popular names it was ranked #4209 in the 1990 census.
  6. Gale is a British-based loudspeaker manufacturer with international distribution. It started producing loudspeakers in 1972. Gale loudspeakers have won several hi-fi awards .
  7. Gale is an educational publishing company based in Farmington Hills, Michigan, the United States, in the western suburbs of Detroit. ...
  8. Gale is a surname and may refer to: * Andrew Gale (born 1983), British cricketer * Anthony Gale, fourth commandant of the United States Marine Corps * Bob Gale, motion picture screenwriter * Bob Gale (cricketer), English cricketer * Brendon Gale, Australian rules footballer * Colin Gale (1932– ...
  9. (Galeș) Sălişte (Großendorf or Selischte; Szelistye) is a town in Sibiu County in the centre of Romania, 21 km west of the county capital, Sibiu, the main locality in the Mărginimea Sibiului area.
  10. A very strong wind, more than a breeze, less than a storm; number 7 through 9 winds on the 12-step Beaufort scale; An outburst, especially of laughter; A light breeze
  11. Wind speeds from 39 to 54 mph (34 to 47 knots).
  12. On the Beaufort Wind Scale, a wind with speeds from 28 to 55 knots (32 to 63 miles per hour). For marine interests, it can be categorized as a moderate gale (28 to 33 knots), a fresh gale (34 to 40 knots), a strong gale (41 to 47 knots), or a whole gale (48 to 55 knots). ...
  13. A storm with a wind speed between 34 to 40 knots.
  14. A very strong wind of at least 28 knots (51 kph) and up to 55 knots (102 kph).
  15. A wind between a strong breeze and a storm. A continuous wind blowing in degrees of moderate, fresh, strong, or whole gale and varying in velocity from 28 to 30 NAUTICAL MILES per hour.
  16. A mean wind speed of 34 -40 knots (62 – 74 kph), or Force 8 on the Beaufort Scale.
  17. a very strong wind; properly, a wind of 32-63mph, as measured on the Saffir-Simpson scale.
  18. Wind with a speed between 28 and 55 knots (32 and 63 mph); Beaufort scale numbers 7 through 10.
  19. In storm warning, this term applies to winds of 32-54 mph, while in the Beaufort wind scale it covers winds of 32-63 mph.
  20. Zona. Frank Miller of the Mission Inn, New York, D. Appleton-Century Company, 1938.
  21. (1200): A voice or sound; or to sound or sing. Thus ‘nightingale’ literally means ‘song of the night’, while a madrigal is the ‘voice of the mother’. The latter was because they were to be sung without accompaniment. Its use to refer to a storm does not occur until 1547.
  22. To dream of being caught in a gale, signifies business losses and troubles for working people.
  23. Healer at Big Bay Hold [Mor].
  24. Winds of at least 63km/h.