rust-proofing

rustproofing

[ruhst-proo-fing]
noun
1.
the process of making metal rustproof.
2.
Also called rustproofer. a substance used in this process.

Origin:
1915–20; rustproof + -ing1

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rustproof

[ruhst-proof]
adjective
1.
not subject to rusting.
verb (used with object)
2.
to coat with a substance that prevents rusting.

Origin:
1685–95; rust + -proof

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rustproof (ˈrʌstˌpruːf)
 
adj
treated against rusting

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