moderate gale


noun

a wind of 32–38 miles per hour (14–17 m/sec).

Nearby words

  1. modem,
  2. modem session,
  3. modena,
  4. moderate,
  5. moderate breeze,
  6. moderate-income,
  7. moderately,
  8. moderation,
  9. moderationist,
  10. moderations

Origin of moderate gale

First recorded in 1695–1705

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British Dictionary definitions for moderate gale

moderate gale

noun

a gale of force seven on the Beaufort scale, capable of swaying trees
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