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cor·rode

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

corrode

See corrosive.
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This implies that if corrosion cracking can be prevented, or at least decreased, a certain degree of structural strength may be maintained in a corroding RC beam.
Over the years de-icing salts had leaked onto sup porting concrete cross-beams, corroding the reinforcing steelwork.
By using current generating equipment, it is possible to reproduce a current equal in strength to the corroding current, but flowing in the opposite direction.
They found the fuel had started corroding parts in the fuel system of the aircraft -- the carburetor and the fuel system," he said.
The bolts were found to be corroding after a lorry crash on the Park Circus exit slip road caused damage to the crash barrier.
The still-fierce steel hardware has been subjected to a corroding chemical and the leather permeated with chalk dust, giving everything a blanched, slightly worn cast.
The five utility companies which own the Beaver Valley Nuclear Plant are suing Westinghouse Electric for past and present inspections, repairs, analysis and replacement of the nuclear steam generators as a result of a cracking and corroding problem in the generator tubes which they have charged is the result of a faulty design by Westinghouse.