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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The quality or state of being corrosive or destructive.

Usage examples (29)
  • Adjective : a caustic remark
  • If too little lime is used, the causticity will fall to approximately half the alkalinity.
  • “A field!” said King Louis, looking up, and assuming his wonted causticity of tone and manner.
  • When properly treated, alkalinity, hardness and causticity should be in the approximate relation of 6, 5 and 4. for more
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