corrosion
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /kəˈɹəʊʒən/
  • (America) IPA: /kəˈɹoʊʒən/
Noun

corrosion

  1. The act of corroding or the condition so produced.
  2. A substance (such as rust) so formed.
  3. (chemistry) Erosion by chemical action, especially oxidation.
  4. (by extension) The gradual destruction or undermining of something.
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