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The degradation of metal by electro-chemical action, usually oxidation.

Note: For some metals initial surface oxidation may be beneficial in preventing further oxidation.

Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM