Corrosion



[kuh-roh-zhuh n] /kəˈroʊ ʒən/

noun
1.
the act or process of ; condition of being .
2.
a product of , as rust.
/kəˈrəʊʒən/
noun
1.
a process in which a solid, esp a metal, is eaten away and changed by a chemical action, as in the oxidation of iron in the presence of water by an electrolytic process
2.
slow deterioration by being eaten or worn away
3.
the condition produced by or the product of corrosion
n.

c.1400, from Middle French corrosion or directly from Latin corrosionem (nominative corrosio), noun of action from past participle stem of corrodere (see corrode).
corrosion
(kə-rō’zhən)
The breaking down or destruction of a material, especially a metal, through chemical reactions. The most common form of corrosion is rusting, which occurs when iron combines with oxygen and water.

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