Share this entry

Share this page

corrosive

Pronunciation: /kəˈrəʊsɪv/

Translation of corrosive in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [liquid/substance] corrosivo; [wit/satire/remark] corrosivo, mordaz
    Example sentences
    • Casein reportedly counters the effect of corrosive plaque acid from sugary foods and puts a protective film on teeth.
    • The stomach lining is tough and handles acid well, but the acid has a corrosive effect on the lining of the esophagus, which is delicate and thin.
    • Increasingly, this tidal wave seems to have had a more subtle and corrosive effect on coverage.

Definition of corrosive in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day arpa
f‡
harp …
Cultural fact of the day

Radio broadcasting in Spain began in the 1920s. The state-run Radio Nacional de España (RNE) was established during the Civil War. There are many private radio stations and they compete fiercely. Radio personalities are paid huge salaries, out of which they employ the staff for their programs.