Corrosive vs Etched - What's the difference?

corrosive | etched |


As adjectives the difference between corrosive and etched

is that corrosive is eating away; having the power of gradually wearing, hanging, or destroying the texture or substance of a body; as the corrosive action of an acid while etched is cut or dug into the surface as by etching.

As a noun corrosive

is that which has the quality of eating or wearing away gradually.

As a verb etched is

(etch).

corrosive

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Eating away; having the power of gradually wearing, hanging, or destroying the texture or substance of a body; as the corrosive action of an acid.
  • Having the quality of fretting or vexing.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Care is no cure, but corrosive .
  • destroying or undermining something gradually
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • That which has the quality of eating or wearing away gradually.
  • Any solid, liquid or gas capable of irreparably harming living tissues or damaging material on contact.
  • etched

    English

    Adjective

    (head)
  • Cut or dug into the surface as by etching.
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  • Verb

    (head)
  • (etch)