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Incapable of rusting.

rust′proof′ v.
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(ˈrʌstˌpruːf) or


(Building) treated against rusting
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not subject to rusting.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.rustproof - treated against rusting
rustless - without rust
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A. ADJinoxidable
B. VTtratar contra la corrosión
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[ˈrʌstpruːf] adjinoxydable
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[ˈrʌstˌpruːf] rust-resistant [ˈrʌstrɪˌzɪstnt] adjinattaccabile dalla ruggine
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(rast) noun
the reddish-brown substance which forms on iron and steel, caused by air and moisture. The car was covered with rust.
to (cause to) become covered with rust. The rain has rusted the gate; There's a lot of old metal rusting in the garden.
ˈrustproof adjective
that will not (allow) rust. rustproof paint.
ˈrusty adjective
1. covered with rust. a rusty old bicycle.
2. not as good as it was because of lack of practice. My French is rusty.
ˈrustily adverb
ˈrustiness noun
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The main shaft is constructed using rustproof fibreglass and the aluminium telescopic pole is exceptionally strong and durable, yet light enough for use at its longest extension of 245cm.
rustproof chain through the drainage holes the base, linking them together.
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You bet I have a couple of versatile rifles in synthetic and rustproof metal.
The Land Rover's distinctive bodies were lightweight and rustproof, and designed to be field-serviced, giving the vehicles a reputation for longevity in tough conditions.
If I needed any more proof, I then found this: 'Decision fatigue helps explain why ordinarily sensible people get angry at colleagues and families, splurge on clothes, buy junk food at the supermarket and can't resist the dealer's offer to rustproof their new car'.
The rustproof and powder-coated mild steel units are designed to withstand the elements and are available in standard colors, including red, blue, white, grey, green, yellow, and beige, with custom color options also available.
The company's modernized take on the classic structure features weather-proof benches, hatches that hide electricity sockets, rustproof rocking chairs, a fireplace, indoor, cafeteria, wood canopies and an outdoor Wi-Fi network, The Verge reports.