verb (used with object), cor·rod·ed, cor·rod·ing.
verb (used without object), cor·rod·ed, cor·rod·ing.
- corrosive sublimate,
Origin of corrode
Examples from the Web for corrode
It would be tempting, at this point, to say that the Internet will corrode religious authority and usher in the Great Secular Age.
They can corrode through whatever human tissue they contact if swallowed or stuck into an orifice, sometimes in a matter of hours.Kids Eat the Darndest Things: Laundry Pods, Teething Necklaces, and More Of The Weirdest Stuff Sending Kids to the E.R.|Russell Saunders|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Throwing hot fat into your trash can will melt the bag, and pouring it down the sink will corrode the pipes.
This neutralized flux will not corrode metal as will the ordinary acid.
She bound her sorrow tight up in her breast, to corrode and fester there.
The acid is not allowed to corrode the tooth, and the diminution of the length may possibly in some degree benefit the animal.The Horse's Mouth|Edward Mayhew
That is the story of the most terrible vices, I think; they corrode the body while gilding the brain.The Imitator|Percival Pollard
One of the greatest advantages of aluminum is that it will not rust or corrode under ordinary conditions.
Word Origin for corrode
c.1400, from Old French corroder (14c.) or directly from Latin corrodere "to gnaw to bits, wear away," from com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + rodere "to gnaw" (see rodent). Related: Corroded; corroding.