corrode

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Synonyms for corrode

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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If a battery corrodes enough, the outer shell can breach, causing electrolytes to leak out and damage battery-powered devices.
What one should look for in his work is the simultaneous narrative: the eye that disciplines the inherent shape of time corroding things, just as it corrodes the memory of fathers who do not speak, the memory of ourselves, faces on the screen, sculptures disappearing right before our eyes.
The homeowners allege that beginning in the mid-1980s, Carrier started manufacturing its high-end furnaces out of inferior material that corrodes and prematurely fails, without disclosing that fact to consumers.
The batteries can leak and that corrodes the battery contacts and can damage the radiac equipment itself.
When less than 13 percent of the atoms in the steel is chromium, the material corrodes as readily as regular iron, says Mary P.