What does corrosive mean?

Definitions for corrosivekəˈroʊ sɪv

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word corrosive.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. corrosive(adj)

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

  2. caustic, corrosive, erosive, vitriolic, mordant(adj)

    of a substance, especially a strong acid; capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action

  3. corrosive(adj)

    spitefully sarcastic

    "corrosive cristism"

Wiktionary

  1. corrosive(Noun)

    That which has the quality of eating or wearing away gradually.

  2. corrosive(Noun)

    Any solid, liquid or gas capable of irreparably harming living tissues or damaging material on contact.

  3. corrosive(Adjective)

    Eating away; having the power of gradually wearing, hanging, or destroying the texture or substance of a body; as the corrosive action of an acid.

  4. corrosive(Adjective)

    Having the quality of fretting or vexing.

  5. corrosive(Adjective)

    destroying or undermining something gradually

Webster Dictionary

  1. Corrosive(adj)

    eating away; having the power of gradually wearing, changing, or destroying the texture or substance of a body; as, the corrosive action of an acid

  2. Corrosive(adj)

    having the quality of fretting or vexing

  3. Corrosive(noun)

    that which has the quality of eating or wearing away gradually

  4. Corrosive(noun)

    that which has the power of fretting or irritating

  5. Origin: [Cf. F. corrosif.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of corrosive in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of corrosive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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