Pronunciation: (ku-rōd'), [key]
—v., -rod•ed, -rod•ing.
1. to eat or wear away gradually as if by gnawing, esp. by chemical action.
2. to impair; deteriorate: Jealousy corroded his character.
to become corroded.
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