Definition of Strong gale

1. Noun. Wind moving 47-54 knots; 9 on the Beaufort scale.

Generic synonyms: Gale
Group relationships: Beaufort Scale, Wind Scale



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Literary usage of Strong gale

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1. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William Buck Dana (1841)
"Hyde, near Manchester, SW, in the morning; west in PM ; strong gale all day. —9. ... Belfast, N. by W. strong gale.—11. Point of Ayre Light, NW gale.—12. ..."

2. Through Siberia by Henry Lansdell (1882)
"A "strong gale.1'—Russian sentiments towards Englishmen. —Cause of dislike.—Misrepresentations by English press.—Russian writings. ..."

3. Our First Century: Being a Popular Descriptive Portraiture of the One by Richard Miller Devens (1876)
"A strong gale Prevailing.—Frightful Rapidity of the Flames.—Destruction of the Water-Works—Stores and Warehouses Swept Away.—Palaces and Hovels a Common ..."

4. Hunt's Merchants' Magazine by Freeman Hunt (1841)
"Hyde, near Manchester, SW, in the morning; west in PM ; strong gale all day. —9. ... Belfast, N. by W. strong gale.—11. Point of Ayre Light, NW gale.—12. ..."

5. Heliographic Positions of Sun-spots Observed at Hamilton College from 1860-1870 by Christian Heinrich Friedrich Peters (1907)
"Many clouds; clear while observing, but strong gale from the W. shaking the telescope. 24. Clear; moderately sharp images. 27. Very clear and pretty steady. ..."

6. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1897)
"... we had the wind at north and by est with a verie strong gale the which we ... the wind at est and a verie strong gale and we sailed away afor the wind ..."

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