English - Vietnamese Dictionary
gale /geil/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- cơn gió mạnh (từ cấp 7 đến cấp 10); bão
- (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) sự nổ ra, sự phá lên
- gales of laughter: những tiếng cười phá lên
- (thơ ca) gió nhẹ, gió hiu hiu
- sự trả tiền thuê (nhà đất) từng kỳ
- (thông tục) cây dầu thơm (cùng loại với dâu rượu có lá thơm) ((cũng) sweet gale)
+a strong wind moving 45-90 knots; force 7 to 10 on Beaufort scale
Advanced English Dictionary
1 wind-storm, strong wind, (big or hard) blow, blast, turbulence, storm, tempest:
I refuse to take the boat out in that gale.
2 outburst, burst, explosion, eruption; peal, roar, scream, shout, howl, shriek:
Bea Lillie needed merely to raise an eyebrow to send her audience into gales of laughter.
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
1 an extremely strong wind: The gale blew down hundreds of trees. + gale-force winds + (BrE) It's blowing a gale outside (= a strong wind is blowing).
2 (gale(s) of laughter) the sound of very loud laughter: His speech was greeted with gales of laughter.
fierce, full, great, heavy, howling, severe, strong | Force 9, Force 10, etc. | northerly, westerly, etc. | autumn, winter, etc. | equinoctial | Atlantic, North Sea, etc.
VERB + GALE
It was blowing a gale outside.
| get caught in
We got caught in a howling gale.
GALE + VERB
A severe gale was blowing along the coast.
GALE + NOUN
gale force winds
The tree had come down in a fierce gale the night before.
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