Gal meaning

găl
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A woman or girl.
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(slang) A girl or woman.
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Gal is a slang term for a woman or girl.

An example of gal is how your grandma might refer to a young woman at the post office.

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Gallon(s)
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The centimeter-gram-second unit of acceleration, equal to one centimeter per second per second, used especially in the measurement of gravity.
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(colloquial, dated) An adolescent girl or young woman.
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Abbreviation of gallon.
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Gallon.
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Galatians.
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A unit of acceleration equal to one centimeter per second per second: used in gravimetry.
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Galatians.
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(1) (Generic Array Logic) A programmable logic chip (PLD) technology from Lattice Semiconductor. A GAL is a variation of a PAL (programmable array logic). See PAL and PLD.
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Origin of gal

  • After Galileo Galilei

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Alteration of girl

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Representing a nonstandard pronunciation of girl.

    From Wiktionary

  • Shortened from galileo

    From Wiktionary

  • From gallon.

    From Wiktionary