noncorrosive

adjective

non·​cor·​ro·​sive ˌnän-kə-ˈrō-siv How to pronounce noncorrosive (audio)
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: not corrosive : not having the power to corrode
Fluxes are classified as noncorrosive, mildly corrosive, or corrosive, ranging from mild substances such as rosin to chemically active salts such as zinc chloride.Bureau of Naval Personnel

Examples of noncorrosive in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web If the clog remains, use a biodegradable, noncorrosive pipe cleaner, or a household cleaner like hydrogen peroxide, to flush out the drain. Jessica Bennett, Better Homes & Gardens, 28 July 2023 They’re all made of stainless steel, so supremely hard, noncorrosive, incredible material. Los Angeles Times, 8 Sep. 2021 The stanchion is made out of noncorrosive materials — usually galvanized steel, aluminum or a bronze alloy. Washington Post, 31 Oct. 2020 If the clog remains, try using a biodegradable, noncorrosive pipe cleaner, or a household cleaner like hydrogen peroxide, to flush out the drain. Jessica Bennett, Better Homes & Gardens, 8 Sep. 2022 These products are noncorrosive and pose minimal risk to humans and animals. oregonlive, 18 July 2021 The product is noncorrosive and pose minimal risk to humans and animals. oregonlive, 17 Feb. 2020 Kuhn Rikon High Performance Ratchet Grinder, Swiss high-style design of BPA-free material with a unique back and forth handle movement and noncorrosive ceramic stone grinder. Francine Maroukian, Popular Mechanics, 13 Nov. 2018 Midley set out to create a gas that was stable, nonflammable, noncorrosive and safe to breathe. Kat Eschner, Smithsonian, 18 May 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1831, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of noncorrosive was in 1831

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“Noncorrosive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/noncorrosive. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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