See also: corrosión
From Middle English corrosioun, from Old French corrosion, or its source, Late Latin corrōsiōnem, accusative singular of corrōsiō (“gnawing away, corroding”), from Latin corrōdō (“gnaw away, corrode”).
- The act of corroding or the condition so produced.
- A substance (such as rust) so formed.
- (chemistry) Erosion by chemical action, especially oxidation.
- (by extension) The gradual destruction or undermining of something.
- the corrosion of values
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The act of corroding
Erosion by chemical action
The gradual destruction or undermining of something
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corrosion f (plural corrosions)