HyperDic: gal

English > 3 senses of the word gal:
NOUNquantitygal, gallonUnited States liquid unit equal to 4 quarts or 3.785 liters
quantitygala unit of gravitational acceleration equal to one centimeter per second per second (named after Galileo)
person galalliterative term for girl (or woman)
gal > pronunciation
Soundsgae'l
RhymesAl / AL ... Vidal: 17 rhymes with ael...
English > gal: 3 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningUnited States liquid unit equal to 4 quarts or 3.785 liters.
Synonymgallon
Part ofbarrel, bblAny of various units of capacity
PartsquartA United States liquid unit equal to 32 fluid ounces
BroaderUnited States liquid unitA liquid unit officially adopted in the United States Customary System
Spanishgalón
Catalangaló
English > gal: 3 senses > noun 2, quantity
MeaningA unit of gravitational acceleration equal to one centimeter per second per second (named after Galileo).
Broaderacceleration unitA unit for measuring acceleration
English > gal: 3 senses > noun 3, person
Meaningalliterative term for girl (or woman).
Broadergirl, miss, missy, young lady, young woman, filleA young woman
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression

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