gall

damage to steel surfaces caused by friction and improper lubrication.

Gall

A localised proliferation of plant tissue caused by the irritation of bacteria, fungi, mites or insects.

Gall

An unusual and abnormal growth on a plant. Caused by insects, but can also be caused by bacteria and fungi. No harm to the plant material other than it is unsightly.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20077

gall

An abnormal plant structure formed in response to parasitic attack by certain microorganisms (bacteria, fungi, viruses) or insects. Galls may develop either by localized cell proliferation or increase in cell size.
Found on http://ppathw3.cals.cornell.edu/glossary/Defs_G.htm

Gall

Meaning as a surname: Son of a foreigner.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20139

gall

[n] - a skin sore caused by chafing 2. [n] - abnormal swelling of plant tissue caused by insects or microorganisms or injury 3. [v] - irritate or vex
Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=gall

Gall

(c. 1840-1894) American Sioux Indian leader. He became a noted warrior of the Hunkpapa Sioux and a protégé of Chief Sitting Bull. Gall accompanied Sitting Bull to Montana 1876 and led the encirclement and...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20688

Gall

Gall (gal) noun [ Middle English galle , gal , Anglo-Saxon gealla ; akin to D. gal , Old Saxon & Old High German galla , Icelandic gall , SW. galla , Danish galde , Latin fel , Greek ..., and probably to English yellow . √...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/G/4

Gall

Gall noun [ French galle , noix de galle , from Latin galla .] (Zoology) An excrescence of any form produced on any part of a plant by insects or their larvae. They are most commonly caused by small Hymenoptera and Diptera which puncture the bark and lay their eggs in the wou...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/G/4

Gall

Gall transitive verb (Dyeing) To impregnate with a decoction of gallnuts. Ure.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/G/4

Gall

Gall intransitive verb To scoff; to jeer. [ R.] Shak.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/G/4

gall

1. To fret and wear away by friction; to hurt or break the skin of by rubbing; to chafe; to injure the surface of by attrition; as, a saddle galls the back of a horse; to gall a mast or a cable. 'I am loth to gall a new-healed wound.' (Shak) ... 2. To fret; to vex; as, to be galled by sarcasm. 'They that are most galled with my folly, They most mus...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973

gall

irk verb irritate or vex; `It galls me that we lost the suit`
Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=gall

gall

(gawl) bile.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001

Gall

• (n.) Impudence; brazen assurance. • (n.) Anything extremely bitter; bitterness; rancor. • (v. t.) To impregnate with a decoction of gallnuts. • (v. t.) To fret and wear away by friction; to hurt or break the skin of by rubbing; to chafe; to injure the surface of by attrition; as, a saddle galls the back of a horse; to gall a m...
Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/gall/

Gall

Hunkpapa Sioux war chief, who was one of the most important military leaders at the Battle of the Little Bighorn (June 25, 1876).[1 related articles]
Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/g/4

gall

an abnormal, localized outgrowth or swelling of plant tissue caused by infection from bacteria, fungi, viruses, and nematodes or irritation by ... [6 related articles]
Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/g/4

gall

Type: Term Pronunciation: gawl Definitions: 1. An excoriation or erosion. Synonyms: bile, nutgall
Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=35989

Gall

Gall is slang for impudence; brazen assurance.
Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/ZG.HTM

Gall

a localized proliferation of plant or parasite tissue that produces an abnormal growth or swelling, usually caused by pathogenic organisms, nematodes, or insects.
Found on http://wheatdoctor.org/glossary?showall=&start=1

Gall

Gall (gôl) , c.1840–1894, war chief of the Sioux, b. South Dakota. He refused to accept the treaty of 1868 (by which he would have been confined to a reservation), joined Sitting Bull and other dissident chiefs, and was the chief military lieutenant of Sitting Bull in the great defeat of...
Found on http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/people/A0820045.html

gall

gall, abnormal growth, or hypertrophy, of plant tissue produced by chemical or mechanical (e.g., the rubbing together of two branches) irritants or hormones. Chemical irritants are released by parasitic fungi, bacteria, nematode worms, gall insects, and mites. Crown gall, which attacks peach and oth...
Found on http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/sci/A0820047.html

Gall

A gall (also known as a gall-nut or nut-gall) is a growth caused on plants of various kinds by parasitic mites (Phytoptidae). The galls of commerce are produced by a species of Cynips (Gall-fly) in the tender shoots of the Quercus infectoria, a species of oak abundant in Asia Minor, Syria, Iraq, etc. They are spherical and tubercular, and vary in m...
Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/BG.HTM

Gall

an abnormal growth on a plant that is caused by insects
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21767

Gall

Galls or cecidia are outgrowths on the surface of lifeforms. Plant galls are abnormal outgrowths of plant tissues and can be caused by various parasites, from fungi and bacteria, to insects and mites. Plant galls are often highly organized structures and because of this the cause of the gall can often be determined without the actual agent being i...
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gall
No exact match found