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Gallop appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):

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Gallop is sometimes a misspelling of galloped.

The word gallop is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun gallop

What does gallop mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: gallops

  1. a fast gait of a horse; a two-beat stride during which all four legs are off the ground simultaneously
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic word: gait = a horse's manner of moving

Specialised definition of the noun gallop

Glossary of sports / equestrian

a horse's fastest gait, in which all four feet are off the ground at the same time (2005. Chambers Sports Factfinder. Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd)

the horse's fastest gait, in which all four feet are off the ground simultaneously

Definition of the verb gallop

What does gallop mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: galloped | galloping | gallops

  1. ride at a galloping pace
  2. go at galloping speed
    • examples: The horse was galloping along | The horses gallop across the field
    • syntax: the same syntax as for the sense 1
    • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
    • more generic word: pace = go at a pace
  3. cause to move at full gallop

Alternative definition of the verb gallop


  1. To ride at a galloping pace
  2. To make electrical or other utility lines sway and/or move up and down violently, usually due to a combination of high winds and ice accrual on the lines.


  1. Gallop, sometimes credited as Studio Gallop, is a Japanese animation studio.
  2. Gallop is a brand of JAC Motors.


  1. Gallop a.k.a. Rapidash is one of the species of Pokémon creatures from the Pokémon media franchise.
  2. Gallop: A gallop is a drum beat typically used in metal songs, mostly using a double kick pedal.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Gallop

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Google previewInterpreting Signs and Symptoms (2007)

by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

An atrial gallop is a sign associated with cardiomyopathy, regardless of the type —dilated (most common), hypertrophic, or restrictive (least common). Additional findings may include dyspnea, orthopnea, crackles, fatigue, syncope, chest pain, ...

Google previewThe Advanced Practice Nurse Cardiovascular Clinician (2015)

by Kelley M. Anderson, PhD, FNP

A gallop is a diastolic filling sound, which is an extra heart sound usually identified as an S3 or S4. The sounds occur in sequence with the usual S1, S2, followed by S3 and/or S4 occurring in diastole, with S3 occurring early in diastole ...

Google previewThe Long Ride Home (2010)

by Marsha Hubler

GallopThe gallop is the fastest gait.

Google previewSummer Camp Adventure (2010)

by Marsha Hubler

Gallop The gallop is the fastest gait. If fast enough, it's a four-beat gait, with each hoof landing separately: right hind hoof, left hind hoof just before right fore hoof, left fore hoof. Other gaits come naturally to certain breeds or are developed.

Google previewNursing Care of Children - E-Book (2014)

Principles and Practice by Susan R. James, Kristine Nelson, Jean Ashwill

A gallop is an extra heart sound (S3 or S4), common in HF. Murmurs are caused by turbulent blood flow. Murmurs are described according to location, timing within cardiac cycle, intensity, pitch, quality, and duration. Clicks reflect abnormal ...

Google previewBedside Cardiology (2012)

by Achyut Sarkar

Palpable S3 gallop is the early diastolic rapid filling spike, after the apical impulse. The hemodynamic correlate of the ...

Google previewSouthern Belle's Special Gift (2010)

by Marsha Hubler

GallopThe gallop is the fastest gait.

Google previewAnimal and Vegetable Physiology (1840)

Considered with Reference to Natural Theology by Peter Mark Roget

A gallop is a continued succession of longer k'a| » made by the two hind feet in conjunction. In this case, the centre of gravity is lifted higher from the ground, and is projected in a wide arch, and with great velocity. In the amble, both the legs on ...

Google previewLeading the Way (2010)

by Marsha Hubler

GallopThe gallop is the fastest gait.

Google previewWhispering Hope (2010)

by Marsha Hubler

GallopThe gallop is the fastest gait.

Google previewEquine Locomotion (2013)

by Willem Back, Hilary M. Clayton

The gallop is an asymmetrical gait in which the footfalls of both the fore and hind limbs occur as couplets, with an aerial (suspension) phase following lift-off of the leading forelimb. The transition from a slow speed canter to the ...

Google previewMammal activity signs: Atlas, identification keys and research methods (2013)

Skills gained in Belarus by Vadim Sidorovich, Nikolaj Vorobej

Gallop is the most common type of the fast gaits of many mammals (Drawing 11). Gallop is produced by intensive work of each limb. The general scheme is so: 1) after pushing off by hind limbs follows the outstretched-airborne stage, which ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of K9 Terminology (2013)

by Edward M. Gilbert, Jr, Patricia H. Gilbert

The only exception isthatof the Neapolitan Mastiff whichstates that the normal gaits are the walk, trot, gallop and pace.Gaitsarealso identified by the sequenceoffootfalls, the rhythm of footfalls and the number ofsupport paws inone stageof one ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Modern Medicine (2010)

by Joseph Segen

gallop. Cardiology Cardiac auscultatory phenomena cvharacterized by a tripling or quadrupling of heart sounds, likened to a horse's canter; gallops may be the first sign of cardiac disease, but are often unrecognized, misinterpreted or ignored; ...

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Money makes the horse gallop whether he has shoes or not.
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Scrabble value of G2A1L1L1O1P3

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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