English dictionary definition of:

rust


Noun

  • any of various fungi causing rust disease in plants
  • the formation of reddish-brown ferric oxides on iron by low-temperature oxidation in the presence of water
  • a plant disease that produces a reddish-brown discoloration of leaves and stems; caused by various rust fungi
  • a red or brown oxide coating on iron or steel caused by the action of oxygen and moisture

Verb

  • become coated with oxide
  • become destroyed by water, air, or a corrosive such as an acid
  • cause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid

Adjective

  • of the brown color of rust

Thesaurus

corrode eat rust-brown rusting rusty

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View spelling list Starter Course: Unit 4: Section 5 and learn about the word rust in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit Starter course: Final consonant blends.

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Scrabble score for rust


Scrabble score = 4

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