anticorrosive

[ an-tee-kuh-roh-siv, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn ti kəˈroʊ sɪv, ˌæn taɪ- /
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noun

something that prevents or counteracts corrosion.

adjective

Also an·ti·cor·ro·sion. preventing or counteracting corrosion.

Nearby words

  1. anticolonialism,
  2. anticommutative,
  3. anticomplement,
  4. anticonvulsant,
  5. anticorona,
  6. anticosti,
  7. anticrepuscular arch,
  8. anticryptic,
  9. antics,
  10. anticum

Origin of anticorrosive

First recorded in 1815–25; anti- + corrosive

Related formsan·ti·cor·ro·sive·ly, adverban·ti·cor·ro·sive·ness, noun

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