corrosive


corrosive
[[t]kəro͟ʊsɪv[/t]]
1) ADJ-GRADED A corrosive substance is able to destroy solid materials by a chemical reaction.

Sodium and sulphur are highly corrosive.

2) ADJ-GRADED If you say that something has a corrosive effect, you mean that it gradually causes serious harm. [FORMAL]

...the corrosive effects of inflation.

Syn:
damaging

English dictionary. 2008.

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