corrosiveness


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corrosiveness

[kə′rō·siv·nəs]
(metallurgy)
The tendency of a metal to wear away another by chemical attack.
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Brown's hostility to unions was now energized by what she saw as their featherbedding of the figure of "the grossly ineffective teacher," as a general symbol of the moral corrosiveness of U.
EWEB reports it has no known lead service lines in its distribution system and treats its water to reduce its corrosiveness.
Striking in Somerset's account is the corrosiveness of party politics, particularly when mixed with competition for court patronage.
Solder flux system corrosiveness was visualized by the ex situ analysis using a gel with tin ion indicator.
Henry demonstrates how men in power can reinvent events and Cromwell gets caught up in that corrosiveness despite his best intentions.
Making a decision as to which type to select is dependent on several factors including the corrosiveness of the liquid, the nature of the solid content, the flow and differential head required by the process.
Voicing ideological propaganda in the piping utterances of an 8-year-old nicely underscores its corrosiveness and its futility.
There is another aspect of the campaign against Secure Communities that shows the corrosiveness of our tolerance of lawlessness.
18) Ravi Ahuja, "The Corrosiveness of Comparison", in Ahuja et al, The World In World Wars.
Perhaps it is indeed time to move on from demonizing thq femmes fatale as embodiments of masculine fear of women and regard them as "dangerous not because of their sexuality but because they represent the irresistible corrosiveness of unrestrained capital" (46).
Generally hot conditions will enhance corrosiveness by accelerating the kinetics of galvanic reactions and by promoting mass diffusion processes [23].