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Gall vs. Nerve

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The main difference between Gall and Nerve is that the Gall is a insect-induced growth on plant and Nerve is a enclosed, cable-like bundle of axons in the peripheral nervous system

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  • Gall (noun)

    Bile, especially that of an animal; the greenish, profoundly bitter-tasting fluid found in bile ducts and gall bladders, structures associated with the liver.

  • Gall (noun)

    The gall bladder.

  • Gall (noun)

    Great misery or physical suffering, likened to the bitterest-tasting of substances.

  • Gall (noun)

    A bump-like imperfection resembling a gall.

  • Gall (noun)

    A feeling of exasperation.

  • Gall (noun)

    Impudence or brazenness; temerity, chutzpah.

  • Gall (noun)

    A sore or open wound caused by chafing, which may become infected, as with a blister.

  • Gall (noun)

    A sore on a horse caused by an ill-fitted or ill-adjusted saddle; a saddle sore.

  • Gall (noun)

    A pit on a surface being cut caused by the friction between the two surfaces exceeding the bond of the material at a point.

  • Gall (noun)

    A blister or tumor-like growth found on the surface of plants, caused by burrowing of insect larvae into the living tissues, especially that of the common oak gall wasp noshow=1.

  • Gall (verb)

    To bother or trouble.

  • Gall (verb)

    To harass, to harry, often with the intent to cause injury.

  • Gall (verb)

    To chafe, to rub or subject to friction; to create a sore on the skin.

  • Gall (verb)

    To exasperate.

  • Gall (verb)

    To cause pitting on a surface being cut from the friction between the two surfaces exceeding the bond of the material at a point.

    "Improper cooling and a dull milling blade on titanium can gall the surface."

  • Gall (verb)

    To scoff; to jeer.

  • Gall (verb)

    To impregnate with a decoction of gallnuts in dyeing.

  • Nerve (noun)

    A bundle of neurons with their connective tissue sheaths, blood vessels and lymphatics.

    "The nerves can be seen through the skin."

  • Nerve (noun)

    A neuron.

  • Nerve (noun)

    A vein in a leaf; a grain in wood

    "Some plants have ornamental value because of their contrasting nerves."

  • Nerve (noun)

    Courage, boldness.

    "He hasn't the nerve to tell her he likes her. What a wimp!"

  • Nerve (noun)

    Patience. en

  • Nerve (noun)

    Stamina, endurance, fortitude.

  • Nerve (noun)

    Audacity, gall.

    "He had the nerve to enter my house uninvited."

  • Nerve (noun)

    The elastic resistance of raw rubber or other polymers to permanent deformation during processing.

    "A nervy tank lining will be difficult to lay around tight bends or in corners because it tends to spring back.Blair Rubber company glossary of terms. [https://blairrubber.com/wp-content/uploads/glossary-of-terms.pdf]"

  • Nerve (noun)

    Agitation caused by fear, stress or other negative emotion.

    "Ellie had a bad case of nerves before the big test."

  • Nerve (noun)

    Sinew, tendon.

  • Nerve (verb)

    To give courage.

    "May their example nerve us to face the enemy."

  • Nerve (verb)

    To give strength.

    "The liquor nerved up several of the men after their icy march."

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  • Gall (noun)

    The bitter, alkaline, viscid fluid found in the gall bladder, beneath the liver. It consists of the secretion of the liver, or bile, mixed with that of the mucous membrane of the gall bladder.

  • Gall (noun)

    The gall bladder.

  • Gall (noun)

    Anything extremely bitter; bitterness; rancor.

  • Gall (noun)

    Impudence; brazen assurance.

  • Gall (noun)

    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 wounds. The larvae live within the galls. Some galls are due to aphids, mites, etc. See Gallnut.

  • Gall (noun)

    A wound in the skin made by rubbing.

  • Gall

    To impregnate with a decoction of gallnuts.

  • Gall

    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.

  • Gall

    To fret; to vex; as, to be galled by sarcasm.

  • Gall

    To injure; to harass; to annoy; as, the troops were galled by the shot of the enemy.

  • Gall (verb)

    To scoff; to jeer.

  • Nerve (noun)

    One of the whitish and elastic bundles of fibers, with the accompanying tissues, which transmit nervous impulses between nerve centers and various parts of the animal body.

  • Nerve (noun)

    A sinew or a tendon.

  • Nerve (noun)

    Physical force or steadiness; muscular power and control; constitutional vigor.

  • Nerve (noun)

    Steadiness and firmness of mind; self-command in personal danger, or under suffering; unshaken courage and endurance; coolness; pluck; resolution.

  • Nerve (noun)

    Audacity; assurance.

  • Nerve (noun)

    One of the principal fibrovascular bundles or ribs of a leaf, especially when these extend straight from the base or the midrib of the leaf.

  • Nerve (noun)

    One of the nervures, or veins, in the wings of insects.

  • Nerve

    To give strength or vigor to; to supply with force; as, fear nerved his arm.

Webster Dictionary
  • Gall (noun)

    an open sore on the back of a horse caused by ill-fitting or badly adjusted saddle

  • Gall (noun)

    a skin sore caused by chafing

  • Gall (noun)

    abnormal swelling of plant tissue caused by insects or microorganisms or injury

  • Gall (noun)

    a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will

  • Gall (noun)

    a digestive juice secreted by the liver and stored in the gallbladder; aids in the digestion of fats

  • Gall (noun)

    the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties

  • Gall (verb)

    become or make sore by or as if by rubbing

  • Gall (verb)

    irritate or vex;

    "It galls me that we lost the suit"

  • Nerve (noun)

    any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body

  • Nerve (noun)

    the courage to carry on;

    "he kept fighting on pure spunk"

    "you haven't got the heart for baseball"

  • Nerve (noun)

    impudent aggressiveness;

    "I couldn't believe her boldness"

    "he had the effrontery to question my honesty"

  • Nerve (verb)

    get ready for something difficult or unpleasant

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