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cor·rode

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

corrode

See corrosive.
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html Learn about corrosion at this site and find an experiment to test what types of metals corrode the fastest.
1 automaker, said the galvanized, braided-steel support cables that keep the tailgates in place can corrode or fracture over time because of moisture seeping through cracks in the plastic sheathing of the cable or entering between the cable's metal strands, the AP said.
When iron or steel corrodes, the result is iron oxide, or rust.
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.
Opposing scientists contend that water seeping through rocks and crevices could corrode canisters.
A spokeswoman said the inquiry into the latest incident was still going on but it appeared a blocked gutter had caused rain to seep down an internal wall causing the drums to corrode.
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.
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.
The device is revolutionary as it has a simple hammer fix and unlike metal products currently in use, will never corrode.
In another example of the deep sea's largely unexplored biodiversity, scientists have discovered two new strains of bacteria that corrode iron with unprecedented efficiency.
Second, the BullDog restraint is safely encased within PVC pipe made by JMM and will not corrode like external metal joint restraints.