Definitions for corrode

Definitions for (verb) corrode

Main entry: corrode, rust

Definition: become destroyed by water, air, or a corrosive such as an acid

Usage: The metal corroded; The pipes rusted

Main entry: rust, corrode, eat

Definition: cause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid

Usage: The acid corroded the metal; The steady dripping of water rusted the metal stopper in the sink

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