noncorrosive

adjective
non·​cor·​ro·​sive | \ ˌnän-kə-ˈrō-siv How to pronounce noncorrosive (audio) , -ziv\

Definition of noncorrosive

: 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

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, "How Herbs and Spices Can Make You Cook Like a Pro," 13 Nov. 2018 Midley set out to create a gas that was stable, nonflammable, noncorrosive and safe to breathe. Kat Eschner, Smithsonian, "One Man Invented Two of the Deadliest Substances of the 20th Century," 18 May 2017 During his Oak Creek stop at WPC Technologies, a company that manufactures pigments for noncorrosive paints used on airplanes and buildings, Ryan toured the facility and took mostly pre-submitted questions from workers. Mary Spicuzza, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Speaker Paul Ryan calls North Korea 'number one' foreign policy concern," 6 July 2017 Midley set out to create a gas that was stable, nonflammable, noncorrosive and safe to breathe. Kat Eschner, Smithsonian, "One Man Invented Two of the Deadliest Substances of the 20th Century," 18 May 2017

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'noncorrosive.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of noncorrosive

1831, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about noncorrosive

Statistics for noncorrosive

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for noncorrosive

The first known use of noncorrosive was in 1831

See more words from the same year

Comments on noncorrosive

What made you want to look up noncorrosive? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

standardized text or formulaic language

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Finance Words Quiz

  • a-piggy-bank
  • The etymology of mortgage is related most closely to which two words?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!