corrosive


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Synonyms for corrosive

a substance having the tendency to cause corrosion (such a strong acids or alkali)

of a substance, especially a strong acid

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Halide fluids, known as brines, can react with oxygen, carbon dioxide or hydrogen to form a corrosive substance, particularly in deep wells such as Elgin where temperatures can reach 200 degrees Celsius.
Corrosive sulphur is both time and temperature dependent - the longer a transformer operates at higher temperatures, the greater the corrosion and formation of metal sulphides.
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) had received nearly 3,800 reports of corrosive drywall in buildings in more than 40 states, the District of Columbia, American Samoa and Puerto Rico (see tinyurl.
ZF9889 is also said to resist the corrosive and swelling effects of system cleaning agents, such as alcohol and amines, which are said to typically be used in steam applications.
The company will have to spend millions of dollars to make its water less corrosive, and it will have to keep testing homes.
Zinc chloride is an acid, which should not be used for soldering electrical components because it's corrosive.
The one-and-a-half-foot square containers have a label warning of the acid's corrosive properties.
For pumps in corrosive environments, incidental flange leaks and pump seal leaks expose the concrete foundation and the base plate to harsh chemical attack.
TRESPASSERS who used a barrel containing corrosive acid to help them climb over a fence sparked a chemical alert in the Widnes area yesterday.
A 30-year-old woman suffered severe burns in her face and shoulders in a walk-by assault by a man who poured corrosive chemicals on her in Tokyo's Nakano Ward early Wednesday, the police said.
In addition to propane, LPG may contain butane, ethane, but also some unfavorable impurities that can ultimately form corrosive products.
VITON products are capable of withstanding temperature extremes of -40[degrees] to 400[degrees]F and are resistant to attack by the most aggressive chemicals and corrosive liquids, including concentrated nitric, sulfuric and hydrochloric acids, and others.
The corrosive, downbeat mood of Urinetown and Sweet Smell of Success or the perky uplift of Oklahoma
Robert De Niro and Chazz Palminteri wrote, directed, and starred in this coming-of-age tale about a boy growing up in an Italian neighborhood in the Bronx in the early 1960s and the father who struggles to protect him from a corrosive influence.