tribo-


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tribo-

combining form
indicating friction: triboelectricity.
[from Greek tribein to rub]
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tribo-

a combining form meaning “friction”: triboelectricity.
[comb. form representing Greek tribein to rub; see -o-]
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The flank face with the internally cooled insert had a strong scaling, as observable by the discoloured shape of tribo- chemical surface (seen on the left upper image of Fig.
In comparison to the two other cooling strategies, the rapidly increasing tribo- chemical wear leads to a stop of the machining process with the internally cooled insert without reaching the tool wear criteria.
While tool wear on the flank and rake face was uncritical, there was a tribo- chemical reaction on the flank face.