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Definition of rust

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Rust Rust, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Rusted; p. pr. & vb. n. Rusting.] [AS. rustian.] 1. To contract rust; to be or become oxidized. If gold ruste, what shall iron do? --Chaucer. Our armors now may rust. --Dryden. 2. To be affected with the parasitic fungus called rust; also, to acquire a rusty appearance. as plants. 3. Fig.: To degenerate in idleness; to become dull or impaired by inaction. Must I rust in Egypt? never more Appear in arms, and be the chief of Greece? --Dryden.
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Rust Rust, n. [AS. rust; akin to D. roest, G. & Sw. rost, Icel. ry[eth]; -- named from its color, and akin to E. red. [root]113. See Red.] 1. (Chem.) The reddish yellow coating formed on iron when exposed to moist air, consisting of ferric oxide or hydroxide; hence, by extension, any metallic film of corrosion. 2. (Bot.) A minute mold or fungus forming reddish or rusty spots on the leaves and stems of cereal and other grasses (Trichobasis Rubigo-vera), now usually believed to be a form or condition of the corn mildew (Puccinia graminis). As rust, it has solitary reddish spores; as corn mildew, the spores are double and blackish. Note: Rust is also applied to many other minute fungi which infest vegetation, such as the species of Ustilago, Uredo, and Lecythea. 3. That which resembles rust in appearance or effects. Specifically: (a) A composition used in making a rust joint. See Rust joint, below. (b) Foul matter arising from degeneration; as, rust on salted meat. (c) Corrosive or injurious accretion or influence. Sacred truths cleared from all rust and dross of human mixtures. --Eikon Basilike. Note: Rust is used in the formation of compounds of obvious meaning; as, rust-colored, rust-consumed, rust-eaten, and the like. Rust joint, a joint made between surfaces of iron by filling the space between them with a wet mixture of cast-iron borings, sal ammoniac, and sulphur, which by oxidation becomes hard, and impervious to steam, water, etc. Rust mite (Zo["o]l.), a minute mite (Phytopius oleivorus) which, by puncturing the rind, causes the rust-colored patches on oranges.
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Rust Rust, v. t. 1. To cause to contract rust; to corrode with rust; to affect with rust of any kind. Keep up your bright swords, for the dew will rust them. --Shak. 2. Fig.: To impair by time and inactivity. --Johnson.
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Ferrugo Fer*ru"go, n. [L., iron rust, fr. ferrum iron.] A disease of plants caused by fungi, commonly called the rust, from its resemblance to iron rust in color.

Meaning of rust from wikipedia

- Rust is an iron oxide, a usually reddish-brown oxide formed by the reaction of iron and oxygen in the catalytic presence of water or air moisture. Rust...
- Rust is a multi-paradigm, general-purpose programming language. Rust emphasizes performance, type safety, and concurrency. Rust enforces memory safety—that...
- Hutchins was killed and director Joel Souza was injured on the set of the film Rust when a live round was discharged from a revolver used as a prop by actor...
- the Netflix series Love. Rust was born in Le Mars, Iowa, the son of Jeanne and Bob Rust. His family is of German heritage. Rust was raised Roman Catholic...
- The Rust Belt is a potentially pejorative term for a region of the United States that experienced industrial decline starting around 1980. The U.S. manufacturing...
- Look up rust, rüst, or růst in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Rust is an iron oxide formed by the reaction of iron and oxygen in the presence of water...
- Rust is a suspended American Western film production written and directed by Joel Souza. It was set to star Alec Baldwin, Travis Fimmel, Brady Noon, Frances...
- Rust is a multiplayer-only survival video game developed by Facepunch Studios. Rust was first released in early access in December 2013 and received its...
- Rusts are plant diseases caused by pathogenic fungi of the order Pucciniales (previously known as Uredinales). An estimated 168 rust genera and approximately...
- Rust converters are chemical solutions or primers that can be applied directly to an iron or iron alloy surface to convert iron oxides (rust) into a protective...