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synonyms for corrosion

  • decay
  • decomposition
  • deterioration
  • erosion
  • rust
  • degeneration
  • oxidation
  • wear
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antonyms for corrosion

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  • building
  • construction
  • development
  • growth
  • improvement
  • strengthening
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How to use corrosion in a sentence

Most seriously, the water did not receive corrosion control, as required by federal law, causing pipes to break down.
THE UNFINISHED BUSINESS OF FLINT’S WATER CRISISBY ANNA CLARKJANUARY 22, 2021PROPUBLICA
“Screw-like threads” were found to be worn, damaged or flattened, while corrosion and contaminants were found on other threads within the inspected coupler assembly, the agency said.
LOOSE BOLTS IDENTIFIED IN TWO RECENT METRO TRAIN SEPARATIONS ON RED LINEJUSTIN GEORGEDECEMBER 2, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Chains are packed in a thick grease meant to prevent corrosion, but this lubricant is terrible for actual riding.
YOU SHOULD HOT-WAX YOUR BIKE CHAINS. HERE'S WHY.JOE LINDSEYNOVEMBER 6, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Both the ball and its race are made from heat-treated stainless steel for corrosion resistance, while a PTFE fabric liner between the two helps prevent noise.
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The lid is designed to securely fit the pot, plus the whole tool is phenomenally easy to clean and resistant to corrosion, meaning it will last you for ages.
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The heat and corrosion of this idea spread through her being, and the will made no fight against it.
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The concrete not only affords much of the strength to resist compression, but effectively protects the steel from corrosion.
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The oil not only prevents evaporation but aids greatly to keep the uncovered parts from corrosion.
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It must have been new when this world froze, for there was no sign of corrosion or oxidation.
ISLANDS OF SPACEJOHN W CAMPBELL
The line of corrosion extending around the hull might have weakened her so badly that she was unseaworthy.
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WORDS RELATED TO CORROSION

  • Cancer
  • bane
  • blight
  • blister
  • boil
  • corrosion
  • corruption
  • lesion
  • rot
  • scourge
  • smutch
  • sore
  • ulcer
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