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noun as in disintegration

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Most seriously, the water did not receive corrosion control, as required by federal law, causing pipes to break down.

“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.

Chains are packed in a thick grease meant to prevent corrosion, but this lubricant is terrible for actual riding.

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.

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.

(LOC 3507-3510) The most dangerous consequence of sexual attraction, however, is the corrosion of unit cohesion.

The heat and corrosion of this idea spread through her being, and the will made no fight against it.

The concrete not only affords much of the strength to resist compression, but effectively protects the steel from corrosion.

The oil not only prevents evaporation but aids greatly to keep the uncovered parts from corrosion.

It must have been new when this world froze, for there was no sign of corrosion or oxidation.

The line of corrosion extending around the hull might have weakened her so badly that she was unseaworthy.


On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to corrosion, such as: decay, decomposition, deterioration, erosion, rust, and degeneration.

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