Meaning of CORROSION in English

CORROSION

— corrosional , adj.

/keuh roh"zheuhn/ , n.

1. the act or process of corroding; condition of being corroded.

2. a product of corroding, as rust.

[ 1350-1400; ME ( corrosion- (s. of corrosio ) a gnawing away, equiv. to L corros ( us ), ptp. of corrodere to CORRODE + -ion- -ION ]

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