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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cor·rode v. t. [imp. & p. p. Corroded; p. pr. & vb. n. Corroding.]
 1. To eat away by degrees; to wear away or diminish by gradually separating or destroying small particles of, as by action of a strong acid or a caustic alkali.
    Aqua fortis corroding copper . . . is wont to reduce it to a green-blue solution.   --Boyle.
 2. To consume; to wear away; to prey upon; to impair.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : eaten away as by acid or oxidation