HyperDic: rust

English > 8 senses of the word rust:
VERBchangerust, corrodebecome destroyed by water, air, or a corrosive such as an acid
changerust, corrode, eatcause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid
changerustbecome coated / coated with oxide
ADJECTIVEallrust, rusty, rust-brownof the brown color of rust
NOUNsubstancerusta red or brown oxide coating on iron or steel caused by the action of oxygen and moisture
staterusta plant disease that produces a reddish-brown discoloration of leaves and stems
processrust, rustingthe formation of reddish-brown ferric oxides on iron by low-temperature oxidation in the presence of water
plantrust, rust fungusany of various fungi causing rust disease in plants
rust > pronunciation
Soundsrah'st
Rhymesabolitionist ... zoologist: 193 rhymes with ahst...
English > rust: 8 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf the brown color of rust.
Synonymsrusty, rust-brown
BroaderchromaticBeing or having or characterized by hue
Spanishherrumbroso
English > rust: 8 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA red or brown oxide coating on iron or steel caused by the action of oxygen and moisture.
Broaderferric oxideA red oxide of iron
Substancesgoethite, gothiteA red or yellow or brown mineral
Adjectivesrustyof the brown color of rust
rustycovered with or consisting of rust
Verbsrustbecome destroyed by water, air, or a corrosive such as an acid
rustcause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid
rustbecome coated / coated with oxide
English > rust: 8 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningA plant disease that produces a reddish-brown discoloration of leaves and stems; caused by various rust fungi.
Narrowerblister rust, white-pine rust, white pine blister rustAny of several diseases of pines caused by rust fungi of the genus Cronartium and marked by destructive invasion of bark and sapwood and producing blisters externally
Broaderplant diseaseA disease that affects plants
Spanishherrumbre
Catalanrovell
English > rust: 8 senses > noun 3, process
MeaningThe formation of reddish-brown ferric oxides on iron by low-temperature oxidation in the presence of water.
Synonymrusting
Broadercorrosion, corroding, erosionerosion by chemical action
oxidation, oxidization, oxidisationThe process of oxidizing
Substancesferric oxideA red oxide of iron
Spanishenmohecimiento, oxidación
Catalanrovellament
Verbsrustbecome destroyed by water, air, or a corrosive such as an acid
rustcause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid
rustbecome coated / coated with oxide
English > rust: 8 senses > noun 4, plant
MeaningAny of various fungi causing rust disease in plants.
Synonymrust fungus
Member ofUredinales, order Uredinalesrust fungi
Partsaeciosporespore of a rust fungus formed in an aecium
aeciumfruiting body of some rust fungi bearing chains of aeciospores
Narrowerapple rust, cedar-apple rust, Gymnosporangium juniperi-virginianaerust fungus causing rust spots on apples and pears etc
blister rust, Cronartium ribicolafungus causing white pine blister rust and having a complex life cycle requiring a plant of genus Ribes as alternate host
flax rust, flax rust fungus, Melampsora linifungus causing flax rust
wheat rust, Puccinia graminisrust fungus that attacks wheat
BroaderfungusAn organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter
Spanishherrumbre
Catalanrovell
English > rust: 8 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningBecome destroyed by water, air, or a corrosive such as an acid.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelThese cars won't rust
Example "The pipes rusted"
Synonymcorrode
Entailed byetchmake an etching / etching of
Narrowerfret, eat awaywear away or erode
Broaderdecay, crumble, dilapidatefall into decay or ruin
Similar tocorrode, eat, rustCause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid
Spanishaherrumbrarse, corroerse, corroer, oxidarse
Catalancorroir-se, corroir, rovellar-se
Nounsrustthe formation of reddish-brown ferric oxides on iron by low-temperature oxidation in the presence of water
rusta red or brown oxide coating on iron or steel caused by the action of oxygen and moisture
English > rust: 8 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningCause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example "The steady dripping of water rusted the metal stopper in the sink"
Synonymscorrode, eat
Broaderdamageinflict damage / damage upon
Similar tocorrode, rustBecome destroyed by water, air, or a corrosive such as an acid
Spanishaherrumbrar, corroer, desgastar, herrumbrar, oxidar
Catalancorroir, desgastar, rovellar
Nounsrustthe formation of reddish-brown ferric oxides on iron by low-temperature oxidation in the presence of water
rusta red or brown oxide coating on iron or steel caused by the action of oxygen and moisture
English > rust: 8 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningBecome coated / coated with oxide.
PatternSomething ----s
Broaderoxidise, oxidize, oxidateEnter into a combination with oxygen or become converted into an oxide
Similar tooxidize, oxidise, oxidateadd oxygen to or combine with oxygen
Nounsrustthe formation of reddish-brown ferric oxides on iron by low-temperature oxidation in the presence of water
rusta red or brown oxide coating on iron or steel caused by the action of oxygen and moisture

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