Meaning of CORROSION in English

CORROSION

n.

Pronunciation: k ə - ' r ō -zh ə n

Function: noun

Etymology: Middle English, from Late Latin corrosion-, corrosio act of gnawing, from Latin corrodere

Date: 14th century

1 : the action, process, or effect of corroding

2 : a product of corroding

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