A chip or splinter of stone inserted into wet mortar.
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- 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.
early 18th century: from French galet 'rounded beach pebble', from Old French gal 'pebble, stone'.