NounRust (plural Rusts)
- The deteriorated state of iron or steel as a result of moisture and oxidation.
- (colour) A reddish-brown color.
- A disease of plants caused by a reddish-brown fungus.
- (intransitive) to oxidize, especially of iron or steel.
- The patio furniture had rusted in the wind-driven spray.
- (transitive) to cause to oxidize.
- The wind-driven spray had thoroughly rusted the patio furniture.
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Rust c. (singular definite Rusten, not used in plural form)
- imperative of ruste
- IPA: /rost/, [ʁɔsd̥]
Rust f. and m. (plural rusten)
- rest, calm, peace
- Waarom laat je me niet met rust?. - Why don't you leave me alone?
- (sports) half-time