corroding vs corrosion what difference

what is difference between corroding and corrosion

English

Verb

corroding

  1. present participle of corrode

Noun

corroding (plural corrodings)

  1. corrosion


English

Etymology

From Old French corrosion, or its source, Late Latin corrōsiōnem, accusative singular of corrōsiō (gnawing away, corroding), from Latin corrōdō (gnaw away, corrode).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /kəˈɹəʊʒən/
  • (US) IPA(key): /kəˈɹoʊʒən/

Noun

corrosion (countable and uncountable, plural corrosions)

  1. The act of corroding or the condition so produced.
  2. A substance (such as rust) so formed.
  3. (chemistry) Erosion by chemical action, especially oxidation.
  4. (by extension) The gradual destruction or undermining of something.

Related terms

  • corrosible

Translations


French

Etymology

Borrowed from Late Latin corrōsiōnem, accusative singular of corrōsiō (gnawing away, corroding), from Latin corrōdō (gnaw away, corrode).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kɔ.ʁɔ.zjɔ̃/

Noun

corrosion f (plural corrosions)

  1. corrosion

Further reading

  • “corrosion” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Old French

Noun

corrosion f (oblique plural corrosions, nominative singular corrosion, nominative plural corrosions)

  1. corrosion

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