One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The action or process of arrode; (also) an instance of this. Also: the state or fact of being worn down or eaten away. Now chiefly in medical contexts.
Early 17th century; earliest use found in William Cornwallis (c1579–1614), essayist. From post-classical Latin arrosion-, arrosio from classical Latin arrōs-, past participial stem of arrōdere + -iō.
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.