corroded corroded  /kə ˈroʊ dɪd/


  • (adj) eaten away as by acid or oxidation


  1. The hole was only 14 inches across, and the pipe that lined it was rusted and corroded.
  2. Sweat corrodes metal, so Bond applied an electrical charge and a fine carbon powder to a gun's corroded part, revealing a fingerprint pattern.
  3. An aging pipe, installed during the Ford Administration, had corroded from the inside and oozed oil out of an almond-size hole--a leak that went undetected for at least five days.


  1. Time, vandalism and neglect leave downtown Birmingham monuments in disrepair

    A walk through downtown parks and a closer look at the statues shows areas needing repair. They include rusted and corroded bases of Kelly Ingram monuments and missing plaques identifying various displays.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Birmingham News

  2. MAUREEN DOWD: Nothing 'lite' about Obama's heavy handedness

    The acid that corroded George W. Bush's presidency was fear -- spreading it and succumbing to it.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Biloxi Sun Herald

  3. Past renters and neighbors come forward with complaints about east side home

    More families and neighbors come to KFOX14 about ongoing problems with an east side rental home. KFOX14 first reported the problems with the home on Catnip Street on Thursday when current tenant Juan Sanchez came to us complaining of water and gas problems within the home. Constant water leaks caused flooding and problems with corroded lines prevented the family from being able to use the water ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: KFOX 14 El Paso


  1. Home minister P Chidambaram, who heads the GoM, said, "Today we discussed remedial issues and environmental issues -- remediation of contaminated water, contaminated soil, toxic wastes that are on the site and the corroded plant."
    on Jun 20, 2010 By: P Chidambaram Source: Times of India

  2. Edwards said the past isn't going to solve today's problems or "a corrupt a corroded system."
    on Aug 23, 2007 By: John Edwards Source: Forbes

  3. "There are questions about whether the fundamental moral fiber of the country is corroded," Attridge said.
    on Jun 9, 2009 By: Harold W. Attridge Source: FOXNews

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