11 Definitions of Rust

The meaning of the word rust, the definition of Rust:

n. - 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.

n. - 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.

n. - That which resembles rust in appearance or effects.

n. - A composition used in making a rust joint. See Rust joint, below.

n. - Foul matter arising from degeneration; as, rust on salted meat.

n. - Corrosive or injurious accretion or influence.

v. i. - To contract rust; to be or become oxidized.

v. i. - To be affected with the parasitic fungus called rust; also, to acquire a rusty appearance, as plants.

v. i. - To degenerate in idleness; to become dull or impaired by inaction.

v. t. - To cause to contract rust; to corrode with rust; to affect with rust of any kind.

v. t. - To impair by time and inactivity.

The word "rust" uses 4 letters: R S T U

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Words formed by adding one letter before or after rust, or to rust in any order:

a - sutra   b - burst   c - crust curst   d - durst turds   e - trues   f - turfs   g - trugs   h - hurst hurts ruths   k - turks   m - strum   n - runts turns   o - roust routs stour torus tours   p - spurt turps   s - rusts truss   t - strut sturt trust   w - wurst   y - rusty yurts  

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