Corroding lead, lead sufficiently pure to be used in making white lead by a process of corroding.

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.

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. See Robust.]

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.
I. Watts.

2. To make more certain; to confirm; to establish.

The concurrence of all corroborates the same truth.
I. Taylor.

(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.

(Cor*rode"), v. i. To have corrosive action; to be subject to corrosion.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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