Definition of 'gale'
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Prepare for gale force winds in places. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Experts say the freeze will be followed by heavy rain and gales sweeping in by the middle of next week. The Sun (2016)The sun shone brightly but a gale was blowing. Times, Sunday Times (2006)So when did the mother as political gale force take off? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Heavy rain and strong gales are also expected from tomorrow. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There will be no balmy spring weather this week but nor should such fierce gales return. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The wind was high but it gets stronger during winter gales. The Sun (2008)There were gales of laughter in the audience. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Winds could touch gale force locally too. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It was blowing a gale and he was shutting up early. The Sun (2007)Both cities were hoping for better luck than last year where gales forced them to cancel festivities. The Sun (2008)The question is greeted with gales of laughter. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Meanwhile gale force winds and heavy rain yesterday halted the search for wreckage in the vast sea. The Sun (2014)It may also be blowing a gale. Times, Sunday Times (2010)That such thoughts strayed in between the gales of laughter is enough endorsement. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Perhaps those gales of laughter erupting around me were of the nervous variety. The Sun (2008)It is no good the sun coming out for two hours and then it blowing a gale again. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This is expected to bring more heavy rain and strong to gale force winds to many parts of the country. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We had some gales and rain. The Sun (2008)Next came trial by wind, as a fierce gale blew up. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Yesterday's gales were much stronger so they had no choice. The Sun (2008)Heavy rains and gales are likely for north and northwest Scotland. Times, Sunday Times (2008)If winds increased to gale force, we would have had to leave the berth. The Sun (2006)Forecasters warned of rain and 60mph gales today across the country. The Sun (2014)SO this is what a gale face wind can do. The Sun (2015)And conditions didn't improve the following month, when the rains continued and a fierce gale inflicted a good deal of damage. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'gale'
British English: gale /ɡeɪl/ NOUN
A gale is a very strong wind.
...fierce winter gales.
- American English: gale
- Arabic: عَاصِفَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: ventania
- Chinese: 大风
- Croatian: vjetar
- Czech: vichřice
- Danish: storm
- Dutch: storm
- European Spanish: vendaval
- Finnish: myrskytuuli
- French: coup de vent
- German: Sturm
- Greek: θύελλα
- Italian: vento forte
- Japanese: 強風
- Korean: 질풍
- Norwegian: kuling
- Polish: poryw wiatru
- European Portuguese: ventania
- Romanian: vijelie
- Russian: буря
- Spanish: vendaval
- Swedish: kuling
- Thai: ลมพายุ
- Turkish: şiddetli rüzgar
- Ukrainian: буря
- Vietnamese: cơn gió mạnh
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