Definitions for "Galling"
1. The friction-induced roughness of two metal surfaces in direct sliding contact. 2. The welding up and tearing sown of metals due to extreme high temperature and/or inadequate lubrication.
A severe form of adhesive wear which occurs during sliding contact of one surface relative to another. Clumps of one part stick to the mating part and break away from the surface. (Can frequently occur when both the nut and bolt are zinc coated.)
Metallic binding or seizure under load and relative motion.
Fitted to gall or chafe; vexing; harassing; irritating.
causing irritation or annoyance; "tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork"; "aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport"; "found it galling to have to ask permission"; "an irritating delay"; "nettlesome paperwork"; "a pesky mosquito"; "swarms of pestering gnats"; "a plaguey newfangled safety catch"; "a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him"; "a vexatious child"; "it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong"
Keywords:  scoring, see
See scoring.