a substance having the tendency to cause corrosion (such a strong acids or alkali)
caustic, corrosive, erosive, vitriolic, mordant(adj)
of a substance, especially a strong acid; capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action
That which has the quality of eating or wearing away gradually.
Any solid, liquid or gas capable of irreparably harming living tissues or damaging material on contact.
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.
Having the quality of fretting or vexing.
destroying or undermining something gradually
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
having the quality of fretting or vexing
that which has the quality of eating or wearing away gradually
that which has the power of fretting or irritating
Origin: [Cf. F. corrosif.]
The numerical value of corrosive in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of corrosive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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