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anticorrosive

[an-tee-kuh-roh-siv, an-tahy-] /ˌæn ti kəˈroʊ sɪv, ˌæn taɪ-/
noun
1.
something that prevents or counteracts corrosion.
adjective
2.
Also, anticorrosion. preventing or counteracting corrosion.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25; anti- + corrosive
Related forms
anticorrosively, adverb
anticorrosiveness, noun
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  • It has also been used as an anticorrosive coating for steel and cast iron, and it is a component of certain specialty alloys.
  • Chemical amines used as anticorrosive agents in boiler water were entering the plant with the steam from the humidifiers.
  • anticorrosive primers generally consist of oil-alkyd based paints rich in zinc or zinc chromate.
  • Pretreatment involves application of anticorrosive chemical compounds to the vehicle surface.

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