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cor·rode

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

corrode

See corrosive.
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If the tube is corroded, broken or missing, the tank will develop hot and cold areas, leading to complaints about short-term hot water.
Dr Antonio Martinez, a technical adviser and member of the International Association of Corrosion Engineers who visits the Corniche nearly thrice a week, said the corroded wires were very risky for visitors.
Work involves repairing 26 corroded areas, including reinforcing gusset plates and areas of the lower chord (steel members located beneath the deck), spot-painting areas to slow corrosion and removing concrete areas on the deck s lower surface in poor condition.
She phoned me and told me what had happened and I immediately phoned the garage, asked for the manager and queried the corroded rear brake pipes that I knew were not corroded as they were made of copper.
5] performed a total of 54 pull-out tests of 10, 14 and 20mm which were corroded to various degrees ranging from 0 to 14% mass loss.
They face charges of failing to ensure workers were not exposed to risks of injury and death from fire, explosion and other dangers arising out of corroded pipes and escape of liquid petroleum gas, which exploded.
Angus Stewart QC, prosecuting, told judge Lord Hardie: "The cause was the ignition of petroleum gas in a pipeline which over the years had corroded.
The Bidston Moss Viaduct connects the M53 to the Wallasey tunnel and needs pounds 40,000 repairs to corroded steel which supports the structure.
Last year's launch failed because of a fuel leak in the rocket caused by a corroded fastener known as a ``b'' nut.
Oil giant BP announced that it was shutting down half of its operations in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, to repair corroded pipelines (see map).
Horkey's drawings make you want to seek out the dirt-entrusted carcass of some long dead mammal or pull a dead plant from the ground to examine its corroded root system.