There are 2 definitions of gal in English:

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Syllabification: gal

noun

informal , chiefly North American
  • A girl or young woman.
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    • When you think of the situation, you're talking about a pretty huge athlete and a petite young gal.
    • One young gal is the unfortunate recipient of a lobster claw lancing before being electrocuted via her hoop earrings.
    • Even with the help of his Lordship's daughter, a pretty young gal named Truly, the treats are rejected.

Origin

late 18th century: representing a pronunciation.

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There are 2 definitions of gal in English:

gal2

Syllabification: gal

noun

Physics
  • A unit of gravitational acceleration equal to one centimeter per second per second.

Origin

early 20th century: named after Galileo Galilei.

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