strong gale


noun Meteorology.

a wind of 47–54 miles per hour (21–24 m/sec).

Nearby words

  1. strong accumulation point,
  2. strong breeze,
  3. strong derived set,
  4. strong drink,
  5. strong force,
  6. strong interaction,
  7. strong interactions,
  8. strong meat,
  9. strong nuclear force,
  10. strong point

Origin of strong gale

First recorded in 1795–1805

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British Dictionary definitions for strong gale

strong gale

noun

meteorol a strong wind of force nine on the Beaufort scale, reaching speeds of 47–54 mph: capable of causing minor structural damage to buildings
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