corrosive

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cor·ro·sive

 (kə-rō′sĭv, -zĭv)
adj.
1. Having the capability or tendency to cause corrosion: a corrosive acid.
2. Gradually destructive; steadily harmful: corrosive anxiety; corrosive increases in prices; a corrosive narcotics trade.
3. Spitefully sarcastic: corrosive criticism; corrosive wit.
n.
A substance having the capability or tendency to cause corrosion.

cor·ro′sive·ly adv.
cor·ro′sive·ness n.

corrosive

(kəˈrəʊsɪv)
adj
1. (Chemistry) (esp of acids or alkalis) capable of destroying solid materials
2. tending to eat away or consume
3. cutting; sarcastic: a corrosive remark.
n
(Chemistry) a corrosive substance, such as a strong acid or alkali
corˈrosively adv
corˈrosiveness n

cor•ro•sive

(kəˈroʊ sɪv)

adj.
1. having the quality of corroding or eating away; erosive.
2. harmful or destructive; deleterious: the corrosive effects of poverty.
3. sharply sarcastic; caustic: corrosive comments.
n.
4. something corrosive, as an acid or drug.
[1350–1400; Middle English (< Middle French) < Medieval Latin]
cor•ro′sive•ly, adv.
cor•ro′sive•ness, cor•ro•siv•i•ty (ˌkɔr oʊˈsɪv ɪ ti, ˌkɒr-) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.corrosive - a substance having the tendency to cause corrosion (such a strong acids or alkali)corrosive - a substance having the tendency to cause corrosion (such a strong acids or alkali)
chemical compound, compound - (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
Adj.1.corrosive - of a substance, especially a strong acid; capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action
destructive - causing destruction or much damage; "a policy that is destructive to the economy"; "destructive criticism"
2.corrosive - spitefully sarcastic; "corrosive cristism"
sarcastic - expressing or expressive of ridicule that wounds

corrosive

adjective
1. corroding, wasting, caustic, vitriolic, acrid, erosive Sodium and sulphur are highly corrosive elements.
2. cutting, biting, incisive, virulent, sarcastic, caustic, venomous, vitriolic, trenchant, mordant She had a corrosive sense of humour.

corrosive

adjective
Translations
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ætsendeødelæggendetærende
tærinn, eyîandi
korózny
aşındıranpaslandıran

corrosive

[kəˈrəʊzɪv] ADJcorrosivo (fig) → destructivo

corrosive

[kəˈrəʊsɪv] adj
[chemical] → corrosif/ive
[effect, influence] → destructeur/trice

corrosive

adjkorrosiv; (fig)zerstörend
nKorrosion verursachendes Mittel

corrosive

[kəˈrəʊzɪv] adjcorrosivo/a

corrode

(kəˈrəud) verb
to destroy or eat away (as rust, chemicals etc do).
corˈrosion (-ʒən) noun
corˈrosive (-siv) adjective
tending to corrode.

corrosive

adj corrosivo