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English noun: corrosion

1. corrosion (state) a state of deterioration in metals caused by oxidation or chemical action


Broader (hypernym)deterioration, impairment

2. corrosion (process) erosion by chemical action


Synonymscorroding, erosion


Broader (hypernym)chemical action, chemical change, chemical process


Narrower (hyponym)indentation, pitting, roughness, rust, rusting









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