Synonyms of corroding


1. corrosion, corroding, erosion, chemical process, chemical change, chemical action

usage: erosion by chemical action


1. corrode, eat, rust, damage

usage: cause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid; "The acid corroded the metal"; "The steady dripping of water rusted the metal stopper in the sink"

2. corrode, rust, decay, crumble, dilapidate

usage: become destroyed by water, air, or a corrosive such as an acid; "The metal corroded"; "The pipes rusted"

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