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1. rust

verb. ['ˈrʌst'] become destroyed by water, air, or a corrosive such as an acid.

Synonyms

  • crumble
  • fret
  • corrode
  • eat away
  • eat
  • dilapidate

Antonyms

  • jet
  • yellow-white
  • brown-grey
  • stone-gray

Etymology

  • rust (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Rust

  • nonplussed
  • unadjust
  • readjust
  • disgust
  • discussed
  • combust
  • unjust
  • robust
  • blust
  • adjust
  • yust
  • must
  • lust
  • knust
  • just
  • hust
  • guste
  • gust
  • fust
  • fussed
  • dust
  • cussed
  • bust
  • bussed
  • bused

Sentences with rust


1. Noun, singular or mass
Replace if there is heavy rust build up on the face or clean by using the drill grinder.

2. Verb, base form
Propane cylinders should not rest on grass, mud or dirt where moisture can rust the metal tank components.

3. Adjective
Pour water in the jar -- enough to cover the rust spots -- then drop in a denture-cleaning tablet.

Quotes about rust


1. And the rest is rust and stardust.
- Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita

2. Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
- Sun Tzu

3. whats here a cup closed in my true loves hand poisin i see hath been his timeless end. oh churl drunk all and left no friendly drop to help me after. i will kiss thy lips some poisin doth hang on them, to help me die with a restorative. thy lips are warm.yea noise then ill be brief oh happy dagger this is thy sheath. there rust and let me die.
- William Shakespeare

2. rust-red

adjective. of a red color tinged with rust.

Synonyms

  • chromatic

Antonyms

  • uncolored
  • off-white

3. rust-colored

adjective. having the brown color of rust.

Synonyms

  • colored
  • colorful

Antonyms

  • colorlessness
  • white
  • natural

4. rust

adjective. ['ˈrʌst'] of the brown color of rust.

Synonyms

  • chromatic
  • rust-brown

Antonyms

  • stay
  • soundness
  • increment

Etymology

  • rust (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. rust

noun. ['ˈrʌst'] the formation of reddish-brown ferric oxides on iron by low-temperature oxidation in the presence of water.

Synonyms

  • rusting
  • erosion
  • corroding
  • oxidation
  • oxidization
  • ferric oxide
  • corrosion

Antonyms

  • reassure
  • new
  • skilled
  • rustless

Etymology

  • rust (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. rust

verb. ['ˈrʌst'] become coated with oxide.

Synonyms

  • oxidize
  • oxidise

Antonyms

  • brown-gray
  • grayish-white
  • gray

Etymology

  • rust (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. rust

noun. ['ˈrʌst'] any of various fungi causing rust disease in plants.

Synonyms

  • fungus
  • rust fungus
  • Gymnosporangium juniperi-virginianae
  • flax rust fungus
  • Melampsora lini
  • wheat rust
  • apple rust
  • Puccinia graminis
  • order Uredinales
  • cedar-apple rust
  • Cronartium ribicola
  • flax rust
  • aecium
  • aeciospore
  • blister rust

Antonyms

  • integrate
  • soothe
  • abstain
  • eat out

Etymology

  • rust (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. rust

noun. ['ˈrʌst'] a red or brown oxide coating on iron or steel caused by the action of oxygen and moisture.

Synonyms

  • ferric oxide
  • goethite

Antonyms

  • ebon
  • ink-black
  • bluish-gray

Etymology

  • rust (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. rust

noun. ['ˈrʌst'] a plant disease that produces a reddish-brown discoloration of leaves and stems; caused by various rust fungi.

Synonyms

  • plant disease
  • blister rust
  • white pine blister rust

Antonyms

  • deoxidize
  • deoxidise
  • off-white
  • blue-gray

Etymology

  • rust (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. rust

verb. ['ˈrʌst'] cause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid.

Synonyms

  • corrode
  • eat

Antonyms

  • charcoal
  • grey-white
  • silvery-grey

Etymology

  • rust (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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