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Overview of noun rusting

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

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


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)

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