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Definition of RUST

noun : RUST

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a red or brown oxide coating on iron or steel caused by the action of oxygen and moisture ;

  • 2. (

    ) a plant disease that produces a reddish-brown discoloration of leaves and stems; caused by various rust fungi ;

  • 3. (

    ) the formation of reddish-brown ferric oxides on iron by low-temperature oxidation in the presence of water ;

verb : RUST

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) become destroyed by water, air, or a corrosive such as an acid; "The metal corroded"; "The pipes rusted" ;

  • 2. (

    ) cause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid; "The acid corroded the metal"; "The steady dripping of water rusted the metal stopper in the sink" ;

  • 3. (

    ) become coated with oxide ;

Adjective : RUST

Source: WordNet 3.1


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