verb (corrodes, corroding, corroded, corroded)
- To eat away by degrees; to wear away or diminish by gradually separating or destroying small particles of, as by action of a strong acid or a caustic alkali.
- To consume; to wear away; to prey upon; to impair.
- To have corrosive action; to be subject to corrosion.
Etymology: From the Latin corrodere, to gnaw, via the French corroder.
- Spanish: corroer, corroerse
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