- n /ɡeɪl/
Several trees were blown over in last night's gale.
forecasts of fierce gales over the next few days
Although it was blowing a gale from the southwest, the ship drove through rapidly.
搭配：[+ of laughter]
This was greeted with gales of laughter from the audience.
- comp /ɡeɪl/
The wind was up to gale force 9.
- to blow a gale 刮大风
- at gale force … 以…级风力
- a strong wind moving 45-90 knots; force 7 to 10 on Beaufort scale
- 复数: gales