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- adj. Damaged by corrosion.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of corrode.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. eaten away as by acid or oxidation
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Scully found that copper components in lamps, HVAC units, heat pumps, light switches and other appliances were significantly corroded from the Chinese drywall's emission of high levels of reduced sulfur gases.
As Cordova's sense of community "corroded," there was a rise in domestic violence, self isolation and medicating and depression.
Except of course, that when he plays on my pole, he's in a secure, supervised environment, and on a pole that hasn't half corroded, meaning he'll get rust-splinters in his hands if he tried to climb it
Many plaintiffs attorneys have argued that if drywall was founded to be defective and not covered on the policy, that "ensuing losses," or other damage caused by the bad drywall, such as corroded wiring or appliances, should be covered.
Shell also disclosed that during the year about 2,300 barrels (37 incidents) were spilled due to operational failures such as corroded pipelines, equipment failure and human error, while more than 72,000 barrels of spilled oil was recovered in clean-up operations.
Aside from issues of comfort and convenience, low water flow may indicate plumbing problems, such as corroded pipes that will need to be replaced down the road.
Schwebel said URS, the consulting firm that evaluated the bridge for the Minnesota Department of Transportation, failed to recommend improvements to the bridge despite what he says were clear warning signs -- such as corroded, buckling gusset plates.
Love danced in all his movements, and, next, dancing with him on the mat, was a woman whose heavy hips and generous breast gave the lie to her disease-corroded face.
Daughtry had inquired into the matter, and the inquiry was violent; for he had a wholesome fear of germs and bacilli, and when the two active young men tried to run him through with their filth-corroded spears, he caught the spear of one young man under his arm and put the other young man to sleep with a left hook to the jaw.
Far better to have the front of one's face pushed in by the fist of an honest prize-fighter than to have the lining of one's stomach corroded by the embalmed beef of a dishonest manufacturer.
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