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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Gale (0.00897 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Gale.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: gale badai, taufan, topan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: gale gale n : a strong wind moving 45-90 knots; force 7 to 10 on Beaufort scale
English → English (gcide) Definition: Gale Gale \Gale\ (g[=a]l), n. [Prob. of Scand. origin; cf. Dan. gal furious, Icel. galinn, cf. Icel. gala to sing, AS. galan to sing, Icel. galdr song, witchcraft, AS. galdor charm, sorcery, E. nightingale; also, Icel. gj[=o]la gust of wind, gola breeze. Cf. Yell.] 1. A strong current of air; a wind between a stiff breeze and a hurricane. The most violent gales are called tempests. [1913 Webster] Note: Gales have a velocity of from about eighteen (“moderate”) to about eighty (“very heavy”) miles an our. --Sir. W. S. Harris. [1913 Webster] 2. A moderate current of air; a breeze. [1913 Webster] A little gale will soon disperse that cloud. --Shak. [1913 Webster] And winds of gentlest gale Arabian odors fanned From their soft wings. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. A state of excitement, passion, or hilarity. [1913 Webster] The ladies, laughing heartily, were fast getting into what, in New England, is sometimes called a gale. --Brooke (Eastford). [1913 Webster] Topgallant gale (Naut.), one in which a ship may carry her topgallant sails. [1913 Webster] Gale \Gale\, v. i. (Naut.) To sale, or sail fast. [1913 Webster] Gale \Gale\, n. [OE. gal. See Gale wind.] A song or story. [Obs.] --Toone. [1913 Webster] Gale \Gale\, v. i. [AS. galan. See 1st Gale.] To sing. [Obs.] “Can he cry and gale.” --Court of Love. [1913 Webster] Gale \Gale\, n. [AS. gagel, akin to D. gagel.] (Bot.) A plant of the genus Myrica, growing in wet places, and strongly resembling the bayberry. The sweet gale (Myrica Gale ) is found both in Europe and in America. [1913 Webster] Gale \Gale\, n. [Cf. Gabel.] The payment of a rent or annuity. [Eng.] --Mozley & W. [1913 Webster] Gale day, the day on which rent or interest is due. [1913 Webster]

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