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English definition of “corrosive”

corrosive

adjective uk   /kəˈrəʊ.sɪv/ us    /-ˈroʊ-/
A corrosive substance causes damage by chemical action: a highly corrosive acidPhysical and chemical processes harmful and causing bad feelings: the corrosive influence of racismDangerous and harmfulSerious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad
corrosively
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
Physical and chemical processes
(Definition of corrosive from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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