wet corrosion

wet corrosion

[′wet kə′rō·zhən]
(metallurgy)
Corrosion caused by exposure to aqueous solutions.
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To wet corrosion, the rear section of the automotive exhaust system is mainly exposed.
A trace of corrosion inhibitor was added to prevent wet corrosion of the inner surfaces of the samples.
I was shown some astonishing two-year-old examples of the very swish Beta model with the front ends oozing wet corrosion.