Corroded sentence example
Exposed to atmospheric influences it is more or less rapidly corroded, giving the familiar rust.
Any plug or socket with badly corroded screws should be replaced.
The coffin was apparently of Aberdovey (Aberdyfi) limestone, much corroded.
Excessively corroded metal, or metal treated with filler, emits a duller sound than does unaffected metal.
The faces are often etched or corroded.Advertisement
Tsumebite is commonly found with well crystallized brochantite and is often associated with slightly corroded cerussite.
Only severely corroded areas are replaced with new metal.
The vessel is heavily corroded due to bronze disease.
Rotting container A badly corroded container of radioactive uranyl nitrate was found by a European Union inspector during an investigation of Dounreay in March.
Figure 2 A corroded rudder bearing The potential problem area is the lower bearing, above the keel plank.Advertisement
Check for plumbing leaks, toilets that rock, corroded valves on the hot water heater and other plumbing leaks, toilets that rock, corroded valves on the hot water heater and other plumbing problems.
For really tough jobs, there are handle pullers that will give you some extra help if your bathroom fixtures are corroded or have a buildup of mineral deposits.
Often, wires and cables can become corroded and you may need to have them replaced before you can get your car back on the road.
The absence of iron and the abundance of bronze in the relics of a prehistoric people is a piece of evidence to be accepted with caution, because the great defect of iron, its proneness to rust, would often lead to its complete disappearance, or conversion into an unrecognizable mass, even though tools of bronze originally laid down beside it might remain but little corroded.
All are built in the Doric style, of the local porous stone, which is of a warm red brown colour, full of fossil shells and easily corroded when exposed to the air.Advertisement
The felspathoid minerals, sodalite, haiiyne and nosean, which crystallize in isometric dodecahedra, are very frequent components of the phonolites; their crystals are often corroded or partly dissolved and their outlines may then be very irregular.
The steam-chest is not used to such an extent, as the bottom would be prematurely corroded; less water is used, as the pulp would become too thin on account of the soluble salts (sodium chloride, sulphate, &c.) going into solution; and the roasted ore is not ground, as the hot brine readily dissolves the silver chloride from the porous ore, and thus brings it into intimate contact with iron and quicksilver.
Cables have frequently been picked up showing after many years of submergence no appreciable deterioration in this respect, while in other cases ends have been picked up which in the course of twelve years had been corroded to needle points, the result probably of metalliferous deposits in the locality.
Pure lead is far more readily corroded than a metal contaminated with 1% or even less of antimony or copper.