Translation of corrosion in Spanish:

corrosion

Pronunciation: /kəˈrəʊʒən/

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 (action) corrosión (feminine) the corrosion of the human spirit la degradación del espíritu humano 1.2 (substance) herrumbre (feminine), orín (masculine)
    More example sentences
    • It's two inches across on all sides, and it's lined on the inside with a chemical that prevents corrosion.
    • This is because the iron electrode is more susceptible to corrosion and to self-discharge on standing.
    • Mortar with high concentrations of chloride ions accelerates corrosion of the embedded steel.

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