Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The orange-red coating that forms on metal surfaces because of the oxidation of the iron in their contents due to exposure to air and water.

Usage examples (28)
  • There were large patches of rust on the car.
  • I've had this design for so long the rust is showing.
  • I would go with the sandblasting if indeed the rust is deep.
  • For Deborah, rust is merely another medium with which to create. for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.