corrosion


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cor·ro·sion

 (kə-rō′zhən)
n.
1.
a. The act or process of corroding.
b. The condition produced by corroding.
2. A substance, such as rust, formed by corroding.

[Middle English corosioun, corrosion of tissue, from Old French corrosion, from Medieval Latin corrōsiō, corrōsiōn-, the act of gnawing, from Latin corrōsus, past participle of corrōdere, to gnaw away; see corrode.]

corrosion

(kəˈrəʊʒən)
n
1. (Chemistry) a process in which a solid, esp a metal, is eaten away and changed by a chemical action, as in the oxidation of iron in the presence of water by an electrolytic process
2. slow deterioration by being eaten or worn away
3. (Chemistry) the condition produced by or the product of corrosion

cor•ro•sion

(kəˈroʊ ʒən)

n.
1. the act or process of corroding; condition of being corroded.
2. a product of corroding, as rust.
[1350–1400; Middle English (< Middle French) < Late Latin corrōsiō act of gnawing = Latin corrōd(ere) (see corrode) + -tiō -tion]
cor•ro′sion•al, adj.

cor·ro·sion

(kə-rō′zhən)
The breaking down or destruction of a material, especially a metal, through chemical reactions. The most common form of corrosion is rusting, which occurs when iron combines with oxygen and water.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.corrosion - a state of deterioration in metals caused by oxidation or chemical action
deterioration, impairment - a symptom of reduced quality or strength
2.corrosion - erosion by chemical action
chemical action, chemical change, chemical process - (chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved
pitting, indentation, roughness - the formation of small pits in a surface as a consequence of corrosion
rusting, rust - the formation of reddish-brown ferric oxides on iron by low-temperature oxidation in the presence of water
Translations
تآكُل، تَحات، حتُّ كيماوي
korozerozežíránírozleptávání
ætsningrusttæring
tæring; ryîgun
hrdzavenie
aşın mapaslan ma

corrosion

[kəˈrəʊʒən] Ncorrosión f

corrosion

[kəˈrəʊʒən] n
[metal] → corrosion f
(= deterioration) [life, society] → détérioration f

corrosion

nKorrosion f; (fig)Zerstörung f

corrosion

[kəˈrəʊʒn] ncorrosione f

corrode

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

cor·ro·sion

n. corrosión, desgaste por elementos químicos.
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