UNTRANSLATABLE / “searrosion”

PART OF SPEECH

noun

DEFINITION

The process of gradual deterioration/decay in coastal structures (particularly in paint) brought about by proximity to sea winds.

USAGE

“The apartments near the Adriatic showed definite signs of searrosion, but they agreed the peeling façades only added to the town’s undeniable charm.”

📷 : Polignano a Mare, Italy / June 2016


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