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Word: corrosive

Definition: eating away by chemicals or disease; (of language) fierce


Sentences Containing 'corrosive'

Objects, such as furniture, which can not be boiled, are disinfected by the use of any one of several chemicals, such as sulphur, carbolic acid, chloride of lime, corrosive sublimate, etc..

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