Sentence Examples


  • Exposure to air and rain also causes slight corrosion, but to nothing like the same extent as occurs with iron, copper or brass.
  • As the percentage of aluminium rises, and all strongly resisting corrosion in air or sea-water.
  • Hoisting ropes are weakened by deterioration and breakage of the wires, due to corrosion and repeated bending.
  • (2) The carburizing incidentally carburizes the brickwork of the furnace, and thus protects it against corrosion by the molten slag.
  • The ground about the hut was made solid and protected from corrosion by a palisade of wattled osiers, thus creating the earliest form of the fondamenta, or quay, which runs along the side of so many Venetian canals and is so prominent a feature in the construction of the city.