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Noun: corrosion  ku'row-zhun
  1. A state of deterioration in metals caused by oxidation or chemical action
  2. Wearing away by chemical action
    - corroding, erosion

Derived forms: corrosions

Type of: chemical action, chemical change, chemical process, deterioration, impairment

Encyclopedia: Corrosion