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Synonyms for corrode

to consume gradually, as by chemical reaction or friction

Synonyms for corrode

cause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid

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become destroyed by water, air, or a corrosive such as an acid

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Brian said: "The pieces of metal that tie cavity walls together in homes corrode, eventually needing to be replaced and it's typically a lengthy and costly process.
26 Nature, the researchers describe two new strains that corrode iron at a much faster rate than any previously known microbial corroder.
The fiberglass manholes and rehabilitation manholes provide a structural barrier that can withstand H-20 traffic loads and is resistant to hydrogen sulfide, which causes concrete to corrode.
The damp salt will corrode the mortar pointing to our brickwork and stonework.
In such conditions, most metals that probe-makers might use corrode in the presence of liquid iron or dissolve into it, and the electronics inside the device probably wouldn't fare well, either.
That's because gold is nature's only metal that stays shiny underwater--it doesn't corrode, or break down.
Eliminating electrolysis and galvanic corrosion, the aluminum Translite material will not corrode aluminum parts as other dissimilar metals can, such as stainless steel.
Now they have the security of knowing their new copper pipes won't corrode - and their water quality will improve.
A ship sinks into the ocean and all its iron or steel parts begin to corrode, or rust.
However, lead electrodes corrode, so increasing surface area by putting thinner lead electrodes in the battery increases corrosion and decreases battery life.
If you leave the AN/UDR-13's four AAA batteries in the set when it's just going to sit for more than a week, it's very probable those batteries will leak and corrode.
Microbes inhabiting this storage depot for test reactor fuel may prove a headache for nuclear waste managers, a new study finds, because the bacteria can corrode and crack the fuel's metal housings.
And baking soda, they claim, neutralizes the acids that corrode your teeth.
Airplanes get rained on, baked in the sun, and attacked by the wind--onslaughts that corrode metal and ultimately compromise safety.