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corrosive

 [kŏ-ro´siv]
having a caustic and locally destructive effect; an agent having such effects.

cor·ro·sive

(kŏ-rō'siv),
1. Causing corrosion.
2. An agent that produces corrosion, for example, a strong acid or alkali.

cor·ro·sive

(kŏr-ō'siv)
1. Causing corrosion.
2. An agent that produces corrosion (e.g., a strong acid or alkali).
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