Noun(1) a substance having the tendency to cause corrosion (such a strong acids or alkali
Adjective(1) of a substance, especially a strong acid; capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action(2) spitefully sarcastic
(1) As a result, the push to e-commerce had a corrosive effect on the company's promotional and service efforts.(2) Money is a balm that eases people's shame, and a corrosive that erodes the bonds of tribalism.(3) At moderate temperatures, it resists attack by oxygen, most acids, chlorine, and other corrosive agents.(4) Casein reportedly counters the effect of corrosive plaque acid from sugary foods and puts a protective film on teeth.(5) In addition, the organic components of adjacent threads, particularly wool, can act as a source of corrosive reagents.(6) Tests were carried out on the effects of corrosive chemicals used at home and work on the skin.(7) Acid rain and rain that mixes with corrosive bird droppings also tend to do more damage.(8) But sentiment is a bad barrier against the corrosive effects of our culture.(9) And I know that landfills emit major amounts of hydrogen chloride, a highly corrosive acid.(10) Soft mechanical noises were the only warning as valves opened pressurized tanks of corrosive acid.(11) Business leaders are finally starting to take note, as a whole range of corrosive emotions begin to erode productivity.(12) And money, he thought, was the great corrosive , the great acid that ate away at communities and social relationships.(13) Increasingly, this tidal wave seems to have had a more subtle and corrosive effect on coverage.(14) His policy of managing expectations has had its predictable, corrosive effect.(15) The wood chips are placed in the digester and are cooked in a highly corrosive alkaline solution.(16) This is partly because of the increasing recognition of the undemocratic and corrosive effects of secrecy.
1. caustic ::
3. erosive ::
4. abrasive ::
5. burning ::
7. destructive ::
8. damaging ::
9. harmful ::
10. harsh ::
Different Formscorrosive, corrosively, corrosives, noncorrosive
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