(1) Erosion by chemical action
(2) A state of deterioration in metals caused by oxidation or chemical action
From , or its source, , accusative singular of , from .
- The act of corroding or the condition so produced.
- A substance (such as rust) so formed.
- Erosion by chemical action, especially oxidation.
- The gradual destruction or undermining of something.
Borrowed from , accusative singular of , from .