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Pitting (Scphp)

Definition
The formation of small cavities in a surface as a consequence of corrosion. (Source: Team: adapted from wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn)
Use For
Pitting corrosion
Broader Term
Corrosion (Scph)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Cavitation erosion (Scphb)
Electrochemical corrosion (Scphe)
Fretting corrosion (Scphf)
Galvanic corrosion (Scphg)
Rusting (Scphr)
Shelling (Metals) (Scphv)
Stress corrosion (Scphx)