Definitions for "Adhesive Wear"
Keywords:  galling, welding, rubbing, adhere, wear
Wear caused by metal-to-metal contact; characterized by local welding and tearing of the surface.
Wear caused by sliding surfaces, where surface asperities interact and adhere.
Adhesive wear: Wear due to localized bonding between contacting solid surfaces leading to material transfer between the two surfaces or the loss from either surface.