Found 3 items, similar to Rust.
English → Indonesian
English → English
adj : of the color of rust [syn: rusty
v 1: become destroyed by water, air, or an etching chemical 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
n 1: a red or brown oxide coating on iron or steel caused by the
action of oxygen and moisture
2: a reddish-brown discoloration of leaves and stems caused by
a rust fungus
3: the formation of reddish-brown ferric oxides on iron by
low-temperature oxidation in the presence of water [syn: rusting
4: any of various fungi causing rust disease in plants [syn: rust fungus
English → English
, 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
2. (Bot.) A minute mold or fungus forming reddish or rusty
spots on the leaves and stems of cereal and other grasses
), 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
, and Lecythea
3. That which resembles rust in appearance or effects.
Specifically: (a) A composition used in making a rust
joint. See Rust joint
(b) Foul matter arising from degeneration; as, rust on
(c) Corrosive or injurious accretion or influence.
Sacred truths cleared from all rust and dross of
human mixtures. --Eikon
Note: Rust is used in the formation of compounds of obvious
meaning; as, rust-colored, rust-consumed, rust-eaten,
and the like.
, 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,
(Zo["o]l.), a minute mite (Phytopius oleivorus
which, by puncturing the rind, causes the rust-colored
patches on oranges.
, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Rusted
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [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?
, 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
2. Fig.: To impair by time and inactivity. --Johnson.