HyperDic: gale

English > 1 sense of the word gale:
NOUNphenomenongalea strong wind moving 45-90 knots
gale > pronunciation
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English > gale: 1 sense > noun 1, phenomenon
MeaningA strong wind moving 45-90 knots; force 7 to 10 on Beaufort scale.
Narrowerfresh galewind moving 39-46 knots
moderate gale, near galewind moving 32-38 knots
strong galewind moving 47-54 knots
whole galewind moving 55-63 knots
Broaderwind, air current, current of airAir moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
Spanishtemporal, vendaval, ventarrón, ventolera
Catalanmonzón, temporal de vent, temporal, vendaval

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