How to use Corrosive in a sentence
The salt is a corrosive irritant poison when taken internally.
The post-mortem appearances will be those of corrosive poisoning.
A good palliative is sweet oil; this will allay any corrosive irritation of the throat and stomach, and at the same time cause vomiting.
It reacts with moisture to form hydrogen fluoride, a highly corrosive acid.
The result is to prevent the local corrosive action of the poison and to prevent absorption of the metals.Advertisement
Magnesium chloride is less corrosive that other chemical products and works well for melting ice.
The compounds of mercury attracted considerable attention, mainly on account of their medicinal properties; mercuric oxide and corrosive sublimate were known to pseudo-Geber, and the nitrate and basic sulphate to " Basil Valentine."
The alternating current is generally used, the action not being electrolytic. One of the special advantages of the electrical over the older process is that the distilling vessels have a longer life, owing to the fact that they are not externally heated, and so subjected to a relatively high temperature when in contact with the corrosive slag formed in the process.
You do not have to look far to see this kind of corrosive cynicism at hand.
Chemical cleaners, such as beer line cleaners, can be extremely corrosive.Advertisement
He delights that Charles finds his pessimism so corrosive of his own hopes.
In time, this becomes corrosive to private morality.
The acid eats out all the fallout and corrosive compounds, the acid is then neutralized with alkaloid soap.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) Sulfur dioxide is a corrosive acid gas which combines with water vapor in the atmosphere to produce acid rain.
Don't use this method if the jewelry piece has semi-precious or precious stones, since the salt can be very corrosive to these elements.Advertisement
Certain corrosive vapors trigger the body to flood the lungs with fluids, effectively drowning the person.
The potassium hydroxide that leaks from batteries is a corrosive material that is highly toxic.
Lye is a corrosive alkaline substance also known as "sodium hydroxide" or "caustic soda."
But when Venice took possession of the mainland her builders were able to employ a strong hydraulic dark lime from Albettone, which formed a durable cement, capable of resisting salt water and the corrosive sea air.
If it be exposed to damp, to sea-water or to corrosive influences of any kind in contact with another metal, or if it be mixed with another metal so as to form an alloy which is not a true chemical compound, the other metal being highly negative to it, powerful galvanic action will be set up and the structure will quickly deteriorate.Advertisement
Diazomethane is a yellow inodorous gas, very poisonous and corrosive.
Corrosive sublimate in an acid solution is the best disinfectant, but sulphuric acid, 1 in 250, is efficient and cheaper.
Check that water destined for re-use is not contaminated so that it becomes corrosive or causes excessive build-up of scale.
People particularly socialists have always thought that inequality was socially corrosive.
It has non corrosive quality polypropylene tubing frame which is easily assembled with pressure joints.Advertisement
When such precautions are adopted it is found that the " electromotive force of magnetization " is, for a given specimen, perfectly definite both in direction and in magnitude; it is independent of the nature of the corrosive solution, and is a function of the field-strength alone, the curves showing the relation of electromotive force 'to field-intensity bearing a rough resemblance to the familiar I-H curves.
The action of these acids on many metals was also studied; Glauber obtained zinc, stannic, arsenious and cuprous chlorides by dissolving the metals in hydrochloric acid, compounds hitherto obtained by heating the metals with corrosive sublimate, and consequently supposed to contain mercury.
This condition is not so frequently seen in the more highly differentiated cells, but may follow necrosis of secreting cells, as is found in the kidney, in corrosive sublimate poisoning and in chronic nephritis.
This concentration would damage clothing, shoes, and rubber goods, and is mildly corrosive to steel surfaces.
In the long run, however, they can prove even more corrosive, for they undermine cultural certainties and challenge long-held taboos.
This is true of all woodstoves, but with dirty combustion this contains corrosive creosote and soot as well.
The SENTINEL is a fully automatic pump designed to remove corrosive liquids from landfill sites.
Ingestion of corrosive substances can result in severe gastrointestinal injury including perforation.
Acid - Corrosive acids such as hydroflouric acid are carefully spotted on the surface just long enough to etch the design and are then washed off.
A sticky, corrosive web of high unemployment, record numbers of incarceration and low levels of education have teachers very worried indeed.
But it is also used in the formulation of garage floor cleaners, engine degreasers, car-wash soaps, and carpet cleaners, because SLS is a very powerful detergent that is known for its highly corrosive properties.
The corrosive nature of bleach can actually damage many surfaces if used in such high concentrations, but when it comes to health safety - replacing tile on a floor is preferable to spreading illness.
Stannic Chloride, SnC1 4, named by Andreas Libavius in 1605 Spiritus argenti vivi sublimate from its preparation by distilling tin or its amalgam with corrosive sublimate, and afterwards termed Spiritus fumans Libavii, is obtained by passing dry chlorine over granulated tin contained in a retort; the tetrachloride distils over as a heavy liquid, from which the excess of chlorine is easily removed by shaking with a small quantity of tin filings and re-distilling.
In a gas the state of things is very different; an odour is known to spread rapidly through great distances, even in the stillest air, and a gaseous poison or corrosive will attack not only those objects which are in contact with its source but also all those which can be reached by the motion of its molecules.
It is exceedingly hygroscopic and corrosive.
Contrary to other pump types, a highly abrasive or corrosive nature of chemicals does not affect pump life.
The loops which pass through the padlock of your chastity device are fashioned with brass ferrules and are non corrosive.
Current biodiesel production technology reacts soy oil with methanol using toxic, corrosive and flammable sodium methoxide as a catalyst.
Formaldehyde proved safer and less troublesome than corrosive sublimate, chlorine gas or sulfur dioxide.
The use of corrosive sublimate is not, however, recommended, as it forms on drying a fine powder which when the plants are handled will rub off and, being carried into the air, may prove injurious to workers.
The buccal mucous membrane will be greyish, brown or black in colour, due to the corrosive effects of the acid.
Considerable burns on the face or body may result from the application of sulphuric acid in the practice known as "vitriol-throwing," a brownish black eschar serving to distinguish the burns produced by this acid from those of other corrosive fluids.
Bismuth trichloride, BiC13, was obtained by Robert Boyle by heating the metal with corrosive sublimate.
Kyan's process, patented in 1832, consists in impregnating the timber with corrosive sublimate which, acting on the albumen in the wood, converts it into an indecomposable substance.