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cor·rode

 (kə-rōd′)
v. cor·rod·ed, cor·rod·ing, cor·rodes
v.tr.
1. To destroy (a metal or alloy) gradually, especially by oxidation or chemical action: The acid corroded the metal.
2. To impair steadily; deteriorate: "Doubt and mistrust could creep into our lives, corroding personal and professional relationships" (Philip Taubman).
v.intr.
To be eaten or worn away.

[Middle English corroden, from Latin corrōdere, to gnaw away : com-, intensive pref.; see com- + rōdere, to gnaw; see rēd- in Indo-European roots.]

cor·rod′i·ble, cor·ro′si·ble (-rō′sə-bəl) adj.

corroded

(kəˈrəʊdɪd)
adj
(Chemistry) affected by corrosion; rusty
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.corroded - eaten away as by acid or oxidation
unsound - not in good condition; damaged or decayed; "an unsound foundation"
Translations

corroded

[kəˈrəʊdɪd] ADJcorroído

corroded

[kəˈrəʊdɪd] adj [metal, stone] → corrodé(e)

corroded

adjkorrodiert

corroded

a. corroído-a, desgastado-a.
References in classic literature ?
Captain Nemo showed me a tin-plate box, stamped with the French arms, and corroded by the salt water.
Many a young man ransacked the garret and brought forth his great-grandfather's sword, corroded with rust and stained with the blood of King Philip's War.
Snider again held aloft another trophy of the search--a metal spike and some tarnished and corroded metal ornaments.
It was during that period that his bitterness corroded home and he became a hater of all his kind.
`There I found a seat of some yellow metal that I did not recognize, corroded in places with a kind of pinkish rust and half smothered in soft moss, the arm-rests cast and filed into the resemblance of griffins' heads.
Near the skeleton lay a helmet of hammered brass and a corroded breastplate of steel while at one side was a long, straight sword in its scabbard and an ancient harquebus.
It so chanced that almost upon first cutting into him with the spade, the entire length of a corroded harpoon was found imbedded in his flesh, on the lower part of the bunch before described.
Although w know that there are tides, which run within the Narrow of the Strait of Magellan at the rate of eight knots an hour yet we must confess that it makes the head almost giddy t reflect on the number of years, century after century, whic the tides, unaided by a heavy surf, must have required t have corroded so vast an area and thickness of solid basalti lava.
It was sad to see him corroded with suspicion, and yet not daring to be impolite, in case these well-dressed people were honest after all.
Loren said: "This time they claismed it was corroded, not water damaged."
Bomb experts of Task Force Davao have recovered at least 30 pieces of heavily corroded grenades in the coastal area of Barangay Sirawan, Toril district in this city on Tuesday morning.
During a scheduled inspection, technicians encountered corroded and bent control yoke boss attachment hardware that proved difficult to remove.