Definitions for PALpæl
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
pal*pæl(n.; v.)palled, pal•ling.
(n.)a close friend; comrade; chum.
(v.i.)to associate as pals.
Origin of pal:
1675–85; < English Romany: brother, mate, dissimilated var. of continental Romany phral蠐 Skt bhrātṛbrother
Category: Geography (places)
buddy, brother, chum, crony, pal, sidekick(verb)
a close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities
pal, pal up, chum up(verb)
become friends; act friendly towards
A friend, buddy, mate, cobber, someone to hang around with.
Be friends with, hang around with.
John plans to pal around with Joe today.
A language of Papua New Guinea.
Origin: From palus.
a mate; a partner; esp., an accomplice or confederate
PAL, short for Phase Alternating Line, is a colour encoding system for analogue television used in broadcast television systems in most countries broadcasting at 576i. Other common analogue television systems are NTSC and SECAM. This page primarily discusses the PAL colour encoding system. The articles on broadcast television systems and analogue television further describe frame rates, image resolution and audio modulation. For discussion of the 625-line / 50 field per second television standard, see 576i.
Translations for PAL
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
an informal word for a friend
My son brought a pal home for tea.
- amigoPortuguese (BR)
- kamarád, -kaCzech
- der KumpelGerman
- amigo, colegaSpanish
- dobar prijateljCroatian
- 친구, 동무Korean
- bičiulis, draugužisLithuanian
- draugs; biedrsLatvian
- kompis, kameratNorwegian
- kompan, kumpelPolish
- tovarăş; prietenRomanian
- kamarát, -kaSlovak
- kamrat, kompisSwedish
- arkadaş, ahbapTurkish
- 夥伴Chinese (Trad.)
- приятель, товаришUkrainian
- 伙伴Chinese (Simp.)
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