HyperDic: corrosive

English > 3 senses of the word corrosive:
ADJECTIVEallcorrosive, caustic, erosive, vitriolic, mordantof a substance, especially a strong acid
allcorrosivespitefully sarcastic
NOUNsubstancecorrosivea substance having the tendency to cause corrosion (such a strong acids or alkali)
corrosive > pronunciation
Soundskerow'sihv
Rhymesabortive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > corrosive: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf a substance, especially a strong acid; capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action.
Synonymscaustic, erosive, vitriolic, mordant
BroaderdestructiveCausing destruction or much damage / damage
Spanishcáustico, corrosivo, erosivo
Catalancàustic, corrosiu
Nounscorrosivea substance having the tendency to cause corrosion (such a strong acids or alkali)
Verbscorrodebecome destroyed by water, air, or a corrosive such as an acid
corrodecause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid
English > corrosive: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningSpitefully sarcastic.
Example"corrosive cristism"
BroadersarcasticExpressing or expressive of ridicule that wounds
English > corrosive: 3 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA substance having the tendency to cause corrosion (such a strong acids or alkali).
Broadercompound, chemical compound(chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
Spanishcorrosivo
Catalancorrosiu
Adjectivescorrosiveof a substance, especially a strong acid

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