Definitions for "Corrode"
To eat away by degrees; to wear away or diminish by gradually separating or destroying small particles of, as by action of a strong acid or a caustic alkali.
To consume; to wear away; to prey upon; to impair.
cause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid; "The acid corroded the metal"; "The steady dripping of water rusted the metal stopper in the sink"
To have corrosive action; to be subject to corrosion.
to oxidize. A metal undergoes corrosion when it is oxidized.