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gallet

Line breaks: gal¦let
Pronunciation: /ˈɡalɪt
 
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Definition of gallet in English:

noun

A chip or splinter of stone inserted into wet mortar.
Example sentences
  • Downstream of the gallets, a wind-up device is arranged for the after-stretched polyester filaments.
  • On four warm plates carefully invert the potato gallets and give them a good shake to loosen the potatoes from the moulds.
  • Between the individual gallets, working elements, for example heating devices such as plate heaters can be provided.

Origin

early 18th century: from French galet 'rounded beach pebble', from Old French gal 'pebble, stone'.

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