gal

noun (1)
\ ˈgal How to pronounce gal (audio) \

Definition of gal

 (Entry 1 of 4)

: girl, woman

gal

noun (2)

Definition of gal (Entry 2 of 4)

: a unit of acceleration equivalent to one centimeter per second per second used especially for values of gravity

gal

abbreviation (1)

Definition of gal (Entry 3 of 4)

1 gallery
2 gallon

Gal

abbreviation (2)

Definition of Gal (Entry 4 of 4)

Galatians

First Known Use of gal

Noun (1)

1795, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1914, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gal

Noun (1)

alteration of girl, by loss of [r] and vowel raising

Noun (2)

Galileo Galilei

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The first known use of gal was in 1795

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Kids Definition of gal.

gallon

Medical Definition of gal

1 galactose
2 gallon

Legal Definition of GAL

guardian ad litem

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