Definition of Corrosives

1. Noun. (plural of corrosive) ¹



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Definition of Corrosives

1. corrosive [n] - See also: corrosive

Lexicographical Neighbors of Corrosives

corrosibilities
corrosibility
corrosible
corrosibleness
corrosion
corrosion casting
corrosion of tissue
corrosions
corrosive
corrosive of tissue
corrosive sublimate
corrosive ulcer
corrosively
corrosiveness
corrosivenesses
corrosives
corrosivity
corroval
corrovaline
corrugant
corrugate
corrugated
corrugated board
corrugated cardboard
corrugated fastener
corrugated iron
corrugates
corrugating
corrugation
corrugations

Literary usage of Corrosives

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1868)
"... and to tb? uard and obstinate with legal corrosives ; and since the relish of all is not the same, ho is to apply to the vulgar with plain familiar ..."

2. Memoranda on poisons by Thomas Hawkes Tanner (1907)
"THE first division of the Corrosives consists of the strong mineral acids. In this chapter we have to review the effects and properties of the acids ..."

3. A Manual of Pharmacology and Its Applications to Therapeutics and Toxicology by Torald Hermann Sollmann (1922)
"PHENOMENA COMMON TO LOCAL IRRITANTS, Corrosives AND ASTRINGENTS Uniformity of Irritant Phenomena.—The local actions of drugs are, as a rule, ..."

4. A Manual of pathology by Joseph Coats (1903)
"Inflammations, including catarrh and effects of corrosives and poisons. IV. Simple perforating ulcer—Characters ; Effects and modes of origin. ..."

5. A Text-book of Pharmacology and Some Allied Sciences (therapeutics, Materia by Torald Hermann Sollmann (1901)
"IRRITANTS, Corrosives, AND ASTRINGENTS. (A) GENERAL PHENOMENA. THE symptoms produced by poisons and drugs after their absorption present a great variety, ..."

6. Experimental Pharmacology by Hugh McGuigan (1919)
"ACIDS, ALKALIES AND Corrosives. Experiment I.—Prepare an animal for blood-pressure and respiration tracings. Insert a cannula in the femoral vein for ..."

7. A Manual of Instruction in the Principles of Prompt Aid to the Injured by Alvah Hunt Doty (1914)
"Great destruction of the tissues with which they come in contact follows the use of the corrosives. ..."

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