Corrosivity



[kuh-roh-siv] /kəˈroʊ sɪv/

adjective
1.
having the quality of or eating away; erosive.
2.
harmful or destructive; deleterious:
the corrosive effect of poverty on their marriage.
3.
sharply sarcastic; caustic:
corrosive comments on the speaker’s integrity.
noun
4.
something corrosive, as an acid or drug.
/kəˈrəʊsɪv/
adjective
1.
(esp of acids or alkalis) capable of destroying solid materials
2.
tending to eat away or consume
3.
cutting; sarcastic: a corrosive remark
noun
4.
a corrosive substance, such as a strong acid or alkali
adj.

late 14c., from Old French corrosif (13c.), from corroder (see corrode).

corrosive cor·ro·sive (kə-rō’sĭv, -zĭv)
adj.
Causing or tending to cause the gradual destruction of a substance by chemical action. n.
A substance having the capability or tendency to cause slow destruction.

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Corrugate

    [verb kawr-uh-geyt, kor-; adjective kawr-uh-git, -geyt, kor-] /verb ˈkɔr əˌgeɪt, ˈkɒr-; adjective ˈkɔr ə gɪt, -ˌgeɪt, ˈkɒr-/ verb (used with object), corrugated, corrugating. 1. to draw or bend into folds or alternate furrows and ridges. 2. to wrinkle, as the skin or face. 3. Western U.S. to make irrigation ditches in (a field). verb (used […]

  • Corrugated

    [verb kawr-uh-geyt, kor-; adjective kawr-uh-git, -geyt, kor-] /verb ˈkɔr əˌgeɪt, ˈkɒr-; adjective ˈkɔr ə gɪt, -ˌgeɪt, ˈkɒr-/ verb (used with object), corrugated, corrugating. 1. to draw or bend into folds or alternate furrows and ridges. 2. to wrinkle, as the skin or face. 3. Western U.S. to make irrigation ditches in (a field). verb (used […]



  • Corrugated-iron

    noun 1. a type of sheet iron or steel strengthened for use in construction by having a series of alternating grooves and ridges forced into it, and usually galvanized for weather resistance. noun 1. a thin structural sheet made of iron or steel, formed with alternating ridges and troughs

  • Corrugated-paper

    noun 1. heavy paper with ridges and grooves, used in packing fragile articles. noun 1. a packaging material made from layers of heavy paper, the top layer of which is grooved and ridged



Disclaimer: Corrosivity definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.