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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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