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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The action of decaying by crumbling or by rust.

Usage examples (36)
  • If you leave the tools out in the weather, you will see corrosion happening almost immediately.
  • I use lemon juice to remove the corrosion from the bottom of my copper pots.
  • Crevice corrosion is also a likely scenario, but that also requires particular electrolytes.
  • If little or no corrosion is found, vehicles will be treated with an anti-corrosive compound. for more
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