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gal
gal1
/gal/, n. Informal.
a girl or woman.
[1785-95; orig. dial. pron. of GIRL]
Usage. See girl.
gal2
/gal/, n.
a centimeter-gram-second unit of acceleration, equal to one centimeter per second per second.
[1910-15; named after GALILEO]

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▪ unit of gravitational measurement
      unit of acceleration, named in honour of the Italian physicist and astronomer Galileo Galilei (Galileo) (1564–1642) and used especially in measurements of gravity. One gal equals a change in rate of motion of one centimetre (0.3937 inch) per second per second.

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Фильмы

  • Pages of Starts., 1967 — About the history of sport development in Soviet country.
  • Campfire On Thursdays., 1980 — A reflection film about young people leaving for the for construction of new towns, problems which young specialists face.
  • Whole-Heartedly., 1983 — The film tells about the work of the Soviet Peace Foundation. It tells about people, who donate their savings to the Peace foundation.