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Corrosive Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • a substance having the tendency to cause corrosion (such a strong acids or alkali)
  • of a substance, especially a strong acid; capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action

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  • a substance having the tendency to cause corrosion (such a strong acids or alkali)

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Corrosive Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia

Corrosive substances are substances that can damage tissues when they come in contact with them. An example of a corrosive substance is the liquid, hydrochloric acid, an acid used in some toilet bowl cleaners. Corrosive is one of the five danger risks that a liquid can have, along with toxic, flammable, explosive, and biological hazard.


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