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Adjective: corrosive  ku'row-siv
  1. Of a substance, especially a strong acid; capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action
    - caustic, erosive, vitriolic, mordant
  2. Spitefully sarcastic
    "corrosive criticism"
Noun: corrosive  ku'row-siv
  1. A substance having the tendency to cause corrosion (such a strong acids or alkali)

Derived forms: corrosives

See also: destructive, sarcastic, sarky [Brit, informal]

Type of: chemical compound, compound

Encyclopedia: Corrosive