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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. erosion by chemical action;
[syn: corrosion, corroding, erosion]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Corrode \Cor*rode"\ (k?r-r?d") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Corroded; p. pr. & vb. n. Corroding.] [L. corrodere, -rosum; cor + rodere to gnaw: cf. F. corroder. See Rodent.] [1913 Webster] 1. To eat away by degrees; to wear away or diminish by gradually separating or destroying small particles of, as by action of a strong acid or a caustic alkali. [1913 Webster] Aqua fortis corroding copper . . . is wont to reduce it to a green-blue solution. --Boyle. [1913 Webster] 2. To consume; to wear away; to prey upon; to impair. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

corroding n 1: erosion by chemical action [syn: corrosion, corroding, erosion]