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Overview of noun rust

The noun rust has 4 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. rust

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

2. rust

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

3. rust, rusting

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

4. rust, rust fungus

(any of various fungi causing rust disease in plants)

Overview of verb rust

The verb rust has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) corrode, rust

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

2. corrode, eat, rust

(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. rust

(become coated with oxide)

Overview of adj rust

The adj rust has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. rust, rusty, rust-brown

(of the brown color of rust) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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