cathode corrosion

cathode corrosion

[′kath‚ōd kə′rō·zhən]
(metallurgy)
Corrosion of the cathode of an electrochemical circuit, usually caused by production of alkaline reaction products.
Corrosion of the cathodic member of a galvanic couple.
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