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1. pitting

noun. ['ˈpɪtɪŋ'] the formation of small pits in a surface as a consequence of corrosion.

Synonyms

  • corroding
  • erosion
  • roughness
  • corrosion

Antonyms

  • pleasantness
  • order
  • elegance

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Words that Rhyme with Pitting

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Example sentences of the word pitting


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Chlorine and chloride salts are responsible for metal pitting on stainless steel.

2. Noun, singular or mass
For deep pitting and heavy rust, use steel wool.

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