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anticorrosive

[an-tee-kuh-roh-siv, an-tahy-] /ˌæn ti kəˈroʊ sɪv, ˌæn taɪ-/
noun
1.
something that prevents or counteracts corrosion.
adjective
2.
Also, anticorrosion. preventing or counteracting corrosion.
Origin of anticorrosive
1815-1825
First recorded in 1815-25; anti- + corrosive
Related forms
anticorrosively, adverb
anticorrosiveness, noun
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