CAUSTIC

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capable of destroying organic tissue
severe; satirical; sharp
substance which burns, corrodes or destroys organic tissue
Capable of burning, corroding or destroying organic tissue
(of language etc) sharp, bitter, cutting, biting, sarcastic
Any substance or means which, applied to animal or other organic tissue, burns, corrodes, or destroys it by chemical action; an escharotic.
(optics, computer graphics) The envelope of reflected or refracted rays of light for a given surface or object.
(mathematics) The envelope of reflected or refracted rays for a given curve.
(informal, chemistry) caustic soda


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