The plants in Figure 82 grew in the woods where a log had rotted down.
A battery which has a leaky jar will also have a case which is rotted at the bottom and sides.
Positives which are rotted and disintegrated are, of course, hopeless, and must be junked.
The stump had rotted so that one could kick it to pieces with the heel of a boot.
How could hands alone repair a bridge ...