corrosive


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corrosive

[kə′rō·siv]
(materials)
A substance that causes corrosion.
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Our cannon must be possessed of great tenacity, great hardness, be infusible by heat, indissoluble, and inoxidable by the corrosive action of acids.
Hers, if she ever had it, had been drenched in as ugly a lot of corrosive liquid as could be imagined.
The penetrating power of his mind, acting like a corrosive fluid, had destroyed his ambition, I fancy.
This doctor therefore proposed, "that upon the meeting of the senate, certain physicians should attend it the three first days of their sitting, and at the close of each day's debate feel the pulses of every senator; after which, having maturely considered and consulted upon the nature of the several maladies, and the methods of cure, they should on the fourth day return to the senate house, attended by their apothecaries stored with proper medicines; and before the members sat, administer to each of them lenitives, aperitives, abstersives, corrosives, restringents, palliatives, laxatives, cephalalgics, icterics, apophlegmatics, acoustics, as their several cases required; and, according as these medicines should operate, repeat, alter, or omit them, at the next meeting.
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Papers are solicited describing new materials for resisting corrosive environments; new knowledge or theories about the behavior of plastics, rubbers, reinforced plastics and polymer coatings (case histories); examples of situations calling for improved anti-corrosion polymers; and fundamental and applied research into the behavior of polymers in anti-corrosion applications.
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com has announced today the release of an affordable LED explosion proof LED light fixture designed specifically for use in wet and corrosive locations.
Corrosion resistance of copper and copper alloys; corrosive agents and their interaction with copper and copper alloys.