Translation of gale in Spanish:

gale

vendaval, n.

Pronunciation: /ɡeɪl//ɡeɪl/

noun

  • 1

    Meteorology
    (wind) vendaval masculine
    (wind) viento fuerte masculine
    (storm) temporal masculine
    (storm) tormenta feminine
    a force nine gale vientos de fuerza nueve
    • it's blowing a gale outside hay un viento afuera que te vuelas
    • gale warning aviso de temporal
    • She rocked from side to side, like a ship in a gale.
    • Winter approached with strong gales and several inches of snow, which covered the vast plains and farmland.
    • On the worst day, Wednesday 12 November, northwesterly gales caused exceptional dust-storms to sweep across three states.
    • Freezing easterly gales, with wind speeds up to sixty miles per hour registered at Harry's weather station, continue to dominate the beginning of spring.
    • Trying to measure insulin in a small yacht in a gale shows just how diabetes brings its excitements and inconveniences.
    • A dangerously weak link was accidentally discovered on the moorings of one yacht just the day before the gales struck.
    • He remembered how he used to crawl into the older man's bed when he was very young, when things like thunderstorms and strong gales still frightened him.
    • Type 23 frigate HMS St Albans, damaged by a ferry in gales in the autumn, is back at sea today, well on course to resume her programme of trials and training.
    • When there is a strong wind outside, a gale blows indoors.
    • The weather is unpredictable, with violent gales and storms having resulted in countless shipping casualties over the years, continuing right up to the present.
    • After main summer leave, the ship - which was damaged by a ferry during gales last autumn in Portsmouth Harbour - will be preparing for her first major deployment, which begins late this year.
    • An unusual feature of the month was the frequency of strong winds, with gale gusts recorded at most stations.
    • The wind was getting stronger, blowing up a real gale.
    • The service ended in 1903 when the Bowmore was torn from her moorings at Rosses Point during a gale, driven ashore on Oyster Island and wrecked.
    • However, the shore angler in Ireland will always find sheltered waters available when others are affected by tides or gales.
    • The Aran Islands lifeboat had broken loose from its mooring in a gale at the beginning of November.
    • One of the unusual things about this particular storm was that it was a southerly gale and not the usual westerly gales that tend to affect the south of Britain.
    • This generated frequent heavy rains and fierce westerly gales: in some coastal areas there was significant wind damage as well as flooding.
    • Strong gales of wind had begun to blow through the valley.
    • Strong gales coming from a certain point could blow the roof away some night, he said.
    • The weather in the Firth of Forth that day was night was described by Forth Coastguards as horrendous with gales, rough seas and freezing temperatures.
    • Mind you, as long as you can stop them blowing away, you could enjoy these chips in anything from a refreshing sea breeze to a force-9 gale.
    • One night in May, soon after the Adventure arrived back at Ngamotu, an anchor rope broke during a terrible gale and the ship washed up on the beach.
    • It's been a roisterous time, filled with every strength and variety of wind from a ragamuffin breeze right through to a force eight gale, whipping in from the sea and over the moors.
    • The weather was, overall, a mixed batch, varying from bright (chilly perhaps) sunshine, to snow, to strong winds and gales.
    • At the height of the gale, the harbourmaster radioed a coastguard on the spot and asked him to estimate the wind speed.
    • Fleeing with other demoralized shreds of the Spanish Armada, the galley had sailed up the eastern coast of England, driven on ahead of the English fleet by gales and storms.
    • It is true, though, that a few times each winter the harbor is hit by a southeasterly gale, its impact intensified by the fact that the harbor's open mouth faces in that direction.
    • NorthLink blamed the exceptionally low tides and easterly gales, which left an insufficient depth of water at Aberdeen for vessels.
    • You are enjoying a pleasant spell of weather, 14 to 17 degrees say, and suddenly the weather changes and we have two days of gales with biting winds.
    • There is no definite periodicity generally associated with wind gusts or gales.
    • Along the southern coastline, many large swells are generated well south of the continent by strong westerly gales that can blow unimpeded for thousands of kilometres.
    • At last he came near enough to where he was directly above it, and fighting against a hurricane-like gale to land.
    • A little rain fell in the Perth-Bunbury area, but none fell inland, where hot dry gales and thick duststorms were experienced.
    • Six were washed ashore in a gale and pieces are still visible on very low spring tides.
    • Weather conditions were not kind to lake anglers this week with heavy downpours of rain accompanied by varying winds and gales at times.
    • The unscheduled delay was sparked when the ship ran into fierce gales which gave rise to seasickness among and several of the crew members.
    • They are winds that put the mind in tumult, sweeping us along like ships in a gale, and as storms disturb the harmony of nature, passions are discordant and jangling.
    • In November 2000 they set off for a five-day training run and found themselves crewing the boat into the teeth of a force eight south-westerly gale.
    • Alone on high, the garden takes the full brunt of the northwester and northeaster gales.
    • More significantly, I ceased to notice the rain, the sleet and the force-10 gale.
    • It was a force nine gale, a tad below a hurricane, and Rogue Wave was in a grand and powerful waltz.
    • When I returned to the car and unloaded my bags, I found a single car key on a ring lying by the back right tire. I was tired, R. had been cranky, and the wind was blowing a gale.
    • Fierce gales damaged many yachts in the Fastnet race and forced 100 to retire.
    • Winds became gales and a thunderstorm suddenly appeared out of nowhere pouring sheets of raindrops.
  • 2

    (outburst)
    estallido masculine
    gales of laughter (masculine plural) estallidos de risa
    • Those words and the hearty gales of laughter that followed will linger in my memory forever.
    • A trial run at the pressure-sensitive, spinning scrub-brush sent my partner into gales of laughter and hysteria.
    • But their awestruck silence was soon replaced by gales of laughter when their teacher read the letter out loud.
    • It induces, or used to induce until recently, gales of laughter.
    • To ask the question is to answer it - with gales of laughter.
    • Murray is laid back, good company and his chat is peppered with gales of laughter that is, as often as not, directed at his own jokes.
    • By way of proof that some human values are indeed universal, the crowd react to the sight of the hapless official retreating to a neutral corner for treatment between rounds with gales of delighted laughter.
    • Youth shouts with a laugh, and again, the band collapses in gales of laughter.
    • On Thursday, December 18th Kilmovee Community Centre was full of Christmas spirit and gales of laughter as the two one act plays were staged.
    • He could be ferociously stern, and sometimes susceptible to melancholy, but stories about him are almost always attended by laughter, often gales of it.
    • The gales of laughter from the others wash over me.
    • Hours after Jack the Knife had carved them up, most of the Disappeared were gathered in the parliament cafeteria, stunned and emitting occasional gales of manic laughter.
    • They broke into slightly tipsy gales of laughter.
    • He did more than that: He whipped up gales of laughter with his recollection of how as a student (and a former journalist who knew his rights) he sued the old Yorkshire Evening Press for libel.
    • The anger of the home punters at this, gave way to double delight at the end of the following period, gales of laughter greeting the news of a 6-2 defeat for hated rivals Hibs at Rugby Park.
    • We were dying in gales of laughter on hearing this one.
    • By the time Fox was done speaking, the giggles had erupted into gales of laughter.
    • Well, apparently after this was said, the place was rolling in gales of laughter for quite a few minutes.
    • I blink in surprise and Sam and Ben burst into gales of laughter.
    • I kept backtracking in the conversation, thinking I had offended her, only to be met with gales of laughter.