Corrivate to Corsned
(Cor"ri*vate) v. t. [L. corrivatus, p. p. of corrivare to corrivate.] To cause to flow together,
as water drawn from several streams. [Obs.] Burton.
(Cor`ri*va"tion) n. [L. corrivatio.] The flowing of different streams into one. [Obs.] Burton.
(Cor*rob"o*rant) a. [L. corroborans, p. pr. See Corroborate.] Strengthening; supporting; corroborating.
Bacon. n. Anything which gives strength or support; a tonic.
The brain, with its proper corroborants, especially with sweet odors and with music.
(Cor*rob"o*rate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Corroborated (-r?`t?d); p. pr. & vb. n. Corroborating
] [L. corroboratus, p. p. of corroborare to corroborate; cor- + roborare to strengthen, robur strength.
1. To make strong, or to give additional strength to; to strengthen. [Obs.]
As any limb well and duly exercised, grows stronger, the nerves of the body are corroborated thereby.
2. To make more certain; to confirm; to establish.
The concurrence of all corroborates the same truth.
(Cor*rob"o*rate) a. Corroborated. [Obs.] Bacon.
(Cor*rob`o*ra"tion) n. [Cf. F. corroboration.]
1. The act of corroborating, strengthening, or confirming; addition of strength; confirmation; as, the corroboration
of an argument, or of information.
2. That which corroborates.
(Cor*rob"o*ra*tive) a. [Cf. F. corroboratif.] Tending to strengthen of confirm.
(Cor*rob"o*ra*tive), n. A medicine that strengthens; a corroborant. Wiseman.
(Cor*rob"o*ra*to*ry) a. Tending to strengthen; corroborative; as, corroboratory facts.
(Cor*rode") (k?r-r?d") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Corroded; p. pr. & vb. n. Corroding.] [L. corrodere, -
rosum; cor + rodere to gnaw: cf. F. corroder. See Rodent.]
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.
2. To consume; to wear away; to prey upon; to impair.
Corroding lead, lead sufficiently pure to be used in making white lead by a process of corroding.
(Cor*rode"), v. i. To have corrosive action; to be subject to corrosion.
Syn. To canker; gnaw; rust; waste; wear away.
(Cor*rod"ent) a. [L. corrodens, p. pr. of corrodere.] Corrosive. [R.] Bp. King.
(Cor*rod"ent), n. Anything that corrodes. Bp. King.