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cor·ro·sion

(kŏ-rō'zhŭn),
1. Gradual deterioration or consummation of a substance by another, especially by biochemical or chemical reaction. Compare: erosion.
2. The product of corroding, such as rust.
[L. cor-rodo (conr-), pp. -rosus, to gnaw]

corrosion

[kərō′zhen]
a result of an oxidation-reduction reaction, or deterioration of a substance by a destructive agent. See also corrosive.

cor·ro·sion

(kŏr-ō'zhŭn)
1. Gradual deterioration or consummation of a substance by another, especially by biochemical or chemical reaction.
2. That produced by corroding.
[L. cor-rodo (conr-), pp. -rosus, to gnaw]

corrosion,

n an electrolytic or chemical attack of a surface. Usually refers to the attack of a metal surface.
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