Origin of corrosive
Examples from the Web for corrosive
Such was the corrosive paranoia of the time, fueled by McCarthy and abetted by Hoover.
The road salt makes a mushy, corrosive paste that is flung universally about the under-and over-sides of every vehicle.
Mr. President, you can speak out and help us confront this corrosive element, but time is running out.Dear Obama, the Time for Presidential Leadership on Race Is Now|Ron Christie|April 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This, surely, has had a corrosive effect on Tejpal and his self-image.
But the corrosive effects of both polarization and legal corruption were nothing compared to today.
Its innoccuous nature, and its freedom from any corrosive action on dissecting instruments.History of Embalming|J. N. Gannal
In acute poisoning (especially by the corrosive salts) the changes are great and striking.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection|Alexander Wynter Blyth
It is highly acrid and corrosive, and in large doses poisonous.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
It is the corrosive element that rusts away all the pure gold of energy and aspiration.The Universe a Vast Electric Organism|George Woodward Warder
Corrosive sublimate is the most efficient disinfectant under ordinary conditions.Outlines of dairy bacteriology|H. L. Russell