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rust

 (rŭst)
n.
1.
a. Any of various powdery or scaly reddish-brown or reddish-yellow hydrated ferric oxides and hydroxides formed on iron and iron-containing materials by low-temperature oxidation in the presence of water.
b. Any of various metallic coatings, especially oxides, formed by corrosion.
c. A stain or coating resembling iron rust.
2. Deterioration, as of ability, resulting from inactivity or neglect.
3. Botany
a. Rust fungus.
b. A plant disease caused by a rust fungus, characterized by reddish or brownish spots on leaves, stems, and other parts.
4. A strong brown.
v. rust·ed, rust·ing, rusts
v.intr.
1. To become corroded.
2. To deteriorate or degenerate through inactivity or neglect: My golf game has rusted from all those years of not playing.
3. To become the color of rust.
4. Botany To develop a disease caused by a rust fungus.
v.tr.
1. To corrode or subject (a metal) to rust formation.
2. To impair or spoil, as by misuse or inactivity.
3. To color (something) a strong brown.

[Middle English, from Old English rūst; see reudh- in Indo-European roots.]

rust adj.
rust′a·ble adj.

rusted

(ˈrʌstɪd)
adj
(Chemistry) covered with, affected by, or consisting of rust
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.rusted - having accumulated rust; "rusted hinges"
rustless - without rust
Translations

rusted

[ˈrʌstɪd] ADJoxidado, aherrumbrado

rusted

adj (esp US) → rostig
References in classic literature ?
They are rusted so badly that I cannot move them at all; if I am well oiled I shall soon be all right again.
So she oiled it, and as it was quite badly rusted the Scarecrow took hold of the tin head and moved it gently from side to side until it worked freely, and then the man could turn it himself.
I have been holding that axe in the air ever since I rusted, and I'm glad to be able to put it down at last.
However, there came a day when I forgot to do this, and, being caught in a rainstorm, before I thought of the danger my joints had rusted, and I was left to stand in the woods until you came to help me.
Once the Scarecrow and I found the Tin Woodman in the woods, and he was just rusted still, that time, an' no mistake.
At the end of the fifteenth century, the formidable gibbet which dated from 1328, was already very much dilapidated; the beams were wormeaten, the chains rusted, the pillars green with mould; the layers of hewn stone were all cracked at their joints, and grass was growing on that platform which no feet touched.
Chains and shackles, which had been the portion of former captives, from whom active exertions to escape had been apprehended, hung rusted and empty on the walls of the prison, and in the rings of one of those sets of fetters there remained two mouldering bones, which seemed to have been once those of the human leg, as if some prisoner had been left not only to perish there, but to be consumed to a skeleton.
Rusted plots yielded 4% less crops, compared to fungicide-protected plots for cultivar with hypersensitive resistance (Singh and Rajaram, 1991).