- vt. & vi. (使)腐蚀; (使)侵蚀 cause to become worn away or be gradually destroyed, especially by chemical action over a long period
cause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid;
"The acid corroded the metal"
"The steady dripping of water rusted the metal stopper in the sink"
become destroyed by water, air, or a corrosive such as an acid;
"The metal corroded"
"The pipes rusted"
- Iron corrodes easily.
- This acid may corrode iron.
- Certain chemicals will corrode if left on bare metal.
- The furniture should be of smooth, hard material not liable to warp or corrode.
- The wind and frost is still never come to corrode.
- The tools will corrode with rust if never used.
- But if you drink that, they will corrode you.
- Acid causes metal to corrode.
- Water corrodes metal.
- Rust has corroded the steel rails.
- The bitter envy had corroded their friendship.
- The machine was badly corroded.
A paraffin lamp much corroded by rust.出自： A. Higgins
Dignity is..corroded by poverty.出自： fig.