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corrosive

[kə′rō·siv]
(materials)
A substance that causes corrosion.
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They gulped the stuff down with many facial expressions of delight, followed by loud lip-smackings of approval, though the liquor was raw enough and corrosive enough to burn their mucous membranes.
He completed the sentence and the tale by burying his face in the down-tilted mouth of the condensed milk can and by gurgling the corrosive drink down his throat in thirsty gulps.
This priest I was able to find, and though he proved a very argumentative fellow, who took it absurdly amiss that I should point out to him the corrosive effect which modern science must have upon his beliefs, he none the less gave me some positive information.
Hers, if she ever had it, had been drenched in as ugly a lot of corrosive liquid as could be imagined.
Addressing the summit, Sarah Newton, Minister for Crime, Safeguarding and Vulnerability, said: The government is very concerned about the use of acid and other corrosives in violent attacks.
8,9 A number of household chemicals are within the reach of children; these may be disinfective agents, detergents (with phosphates and carbonates), and highly ionic corrosives which may cause mild to severe degree burn.
There has always been difficulty finding a reliable and cost-effective pump for applications where there is a combination of abrasives and corrosives.
Here are articles about corrosives of copper and its allies from the 24-volume second English edition of the DECHEMA Corrosion Handbook, published in 2004.
Many of the products are designed to meet NEMA 4X specifications, making them resistant to dirt, debris, liquids and corrosives.
Gases such as hydrogen sulphide, methane, ammonia, oxygen, carbon dioxide and nitrogen are commonly found dissolved in wastewater, among other corrosives.
It is quantity of chemicals, corrosives and upholstery cleaners.
Brown recommends research to determine the concentration of corrosives needed to render infected carcasses harmless.