rust

Noun
  • A red or brown oxide coating on iron or steel caused by the action of oxygen and moisture (synset 114913630)
  • A plant disease that produces a reddish-brown discoloration of leaves and stems
    Caused by various rust fungi (synset 114301157)
  • The formation of reddish-brown ferric oxides on iron by low-temperature oxidation in the presence of water (synset 113573473)
  • Any of various fungi causing rust disease in plants (synset 113084029)
Adjective
  • Of the brown color of rust (synset 300383936)
Verb
  • Become destroyed by water, air, or a corrosive such as an acid (synset 200274762)
  • Cause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid (synset 200275082)
  • Become coated with oxide (synset 200240500)

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