- corrosive sublimate,
- corrugated iron
Origin of corrosion
Examples from the Web for corrosion
(LOC 3507-3510) The most dangerous consequence of sexual attraction, however, is the corrosion of unit cohesion.
He leaves that to the corrosion of time and the development of his pet dialectic.Landmarks of Scientific Socialism|Friedrich Engels
The boiler was not very firmly stayed, and it is supposed that it was weakened by corrosion round the fire doors.
Corrosion has been the direct cause of many of the explosions.
The iron slab is protected from the corrosion of the acid vapours by a layer of coal ashes.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
They remain continually at the proper temperature and are free from corrosion.The Library of Work and Play: Electricity and Its Everyday Uses|John F. Woodhull
c.1400, from Middle French corrosion or directly from Latin corrosionem (nominative corrosio), noun of action from past participle stem of corrodere (see corrode).