Definition of corrosive adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    corrosive

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//kəˈroʊsɪv//
     
     
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  1. 1tending to destroy something slowly by chemical action the corrosive effects of salt water corrosive acid
  2. 2(formal) tending to damage something gradually Unemployment is having a corrosive effect on our economy.
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