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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 gang /ˈgæŋ/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 成群; 成組

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gang v. i.  To go; to walk.
 Note:Obsolete in English literature, but still used in the North of England, and also in Scotland.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gang, n.
 1. A going; a course. [Obs.]
 2. A number going in company; hence, a company, or a number of persons associated for a particular purpose; a group of laborers under one foreman; a squad; as, a gang of sailors; a chain gang; a gang of thieves.
 3. A combination of similar implements arranged so as, by acting together, to save time or labor; a set; as, a gang of saws, or of plows.
 4. Naut. A set; all required for an outfit; as, a new gang of stays.
 5.  Mining The mineral substance which incloses a vein; a matrix; a gangue.
 Gang board, or Gang plank. Naut. (a) A board or plank, with cleats for steps, forming a bridge by which to enter or leave a vessel. (b) A plank within or without the bulwarks of a vessel's waist, for the sentinel to walk on.
 Gang cask, a small cask in which to bring water aboard ships or in which it is kept on deck.
 Gang cultivator, Gang plow, a cultivator or plow in which several shares are attached to one frame, so as to make two or more furrows at the same time.
 Gang days, Rogation days; the time of perambulating parishes. See Gang week (below).
 Gang drill, a drilling machine having a number of drills driven from a common shaft.
 Gang master, a master or employer of a gang of workmen.
 Gang plank. See Gang board (above).
 Gang plow. See Gang cultivator (above).
 Gang press, a press for operating upon a pile or row of objects separated by intervening plates.
 Gang saw, a saw fitted to be one of a combination or gang of saws hung together in a frame or sash, and set at fixed distances apart.
 Gang tide. See Gang week (below).
 Gang tooth, a projecting tooth. [Obs.] --Halliwell.
 Gang week, Rogation week, when formerly processions were made to survey the bounds of parishes. --Halliwell.
 Live gang, or Round gang, the Western and the Eastern names, respectively, for a gang of saws for cutting the round log into boards at one operation. --Knight.
 Slabbing gang, an arrangement of saws which cuts slabs from two sides of a log, leaving the middle part as a thick beam.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an association of criminals; "police tried to break up the
           gang"; "a pack of thieves" [syn: pack, ring, mob]
      2: an informal body of friends; "he still hangs out with the
         same crowd" [syn: crowd, crew, bunch]
      3: an organized group of workmen [syn: crew, work party]
      4: tool consisting of a combination of implements arranged to
         work together
      v : act as an organized group [syn: gang up]