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cor·rode

(kŏ-rōd'),
To cause, or to be affected by, corrosion.

corrode

See corrosive.
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When iron or steel corrodes, the result is iron oxide, or rust.
Although the chances of final passage of the bill in this form are remote, with even some supporters of the legislation disavowing the incarceration provision, the very thought that women would be punished for their devotion to Judaism and to the Torah is a clear indication that unless checked, religious intolerance is a problem that can corrode the very heart of Israeli society.
The sulphur content in the oil can become sulfuric acid and will pit and corrode all heating surfaces).
The youngster, 16 months, was rushed to hospital but the battery had already started to corrode.
26 Nature, the researchers describe two new strains that corrode iron at a much faster rate than any previously known microbial corroder.
Network Rail territory maintenance director Andrew Hinton [correct] said: "The Sunderland tunnel is very wet with a lot of water seepage which has caused the overhead lines to corrode incredibly quickly.
According to Pipe Wrap, the wall of a pipeline can corrode, but rather than go to the costly expense of replacing large portions of an aging pipeline, Pipe Wrap A+ can be installed around a weak area of pipe.
In such conditions, most metals that probe-makers might use corrode in the presence of liquid iron or dissolve into it, and the electronics inside the device probably wouldn't fare well, either.
According to the petition, the Tokyo-based firm found through tests that the Odyssey's fuel system aluminum parts have a tendency to corrode not only with the fuel the firm produces, which contains a high concentration of alcohol, but also with ordinary gasoline fuel.
Unlike competitive surface coatings that can crack, peel, corrode and dull quickly, Alcoa's new Dura-Bright(R) wheels with XBR(TM) technology penetrates the wheel and allows the brilliant shine to last even after years of use.
If a Celica is left standing for any length of time, the inner edge of the brake discs corrode quite quickly.
The chemically inert graphite electrodes didn't corrode and weren't consumed by the electricity-generating reactions.