Definition of Corrasive

1. a. Corrosive.



Definition of Corrasive

1. Adjective. (obsolete form of corrosive) ¹

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Definition of Corrasive

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Corrasive

corrades
corradial
corradiate
corradiated
corradiation
corrading
corral
corraled
corralin yellow
corraling
corralled
corralling
corrals
corrasion
corrasions
corrasive (current term)
correal
correct
correctability
correctable
correctamundo
correcte
corrected
corrected and republished article
corrected dextrocardia
corrected transposition of the great vessels
correcter
correctest
correcteth
correctified

Literary usage of Corrasive

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1. A Text-book of Geology for Use in Universities: Colleges, Schools of Science by Louis Valentine Pirsson, Charles Schuchert (1920)
"Swiftness; Law of corrasive Power. — It is quite obvious from the preceding paragraph that other things being equal, the swifter a current is the more ..."

2. The University Geological Survey of Kansas by Erasmus Haworth, Kansas Geological Survey (1896)
"This in turn has given greater corrasive power to the various little streams rising in the territory, which in turn have chiseled deep gulches on every side ..."

3. The Scientific Study of Scenery by John Edward Marr (1900)
"... or which, having once reached it, have been subjected to some change which has restored the corrasive power of the streams over parts of their courses. ..."

4. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1896)
"... its bottom there also being determined by the Tyne bottom limestone ; but it has been cut into by the High Cup stream having a greater corrasive power, ..."

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