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CORRODING

 Dictionary entry overview: What does corroding mean? 

CORRODING (noun)
  The noun CORRODING has 1 sense:

1. erosion by chemical action

  Familiarity information: CORRODING used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CORRODING (noun)


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Meaning:

Erosion by chemical action

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural processes

Synonyms:

corroding; corrosion; erosion

Hypernyms ("corroding" is a kind of...):

chemical action; chemical change; chemical process ((chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "corroding"):

indentation; pitting; roughness (the formation of small pits in a surface as a consequence of corrosion)

rust; rusting (the formation of reddish-brown ferric oxides on iron by low-temperature oxidation in the presence of water)


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