rustless

rustless

[ruhst-lis]
adjective
1.
free from rust.

Origin:
1835–45; rust + -less

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rust (rʌst)
 
n
1.  a reddish-brown oxide coating formed on iron or steel by the action of oxygen and moisture
2.  plant pathol Also called: rust fungus
 a.  any basidiomycetous fungus of the order Uredinales, parasitic on cereal plants, conifers, etc
 b.  any of various plant diseases characterized by reddish-brown discoloration of the leaves and stem, esp that caused by the rust fungi
3.  a.  a strong brown colour, sometimes with a reddish or yellowish tinge
 b.  (as adjective): a rust carpet
4.  any corrosive or debilitating influence, esp lack of use
 
vb
5.  to become or cause to become coated with a layer of rust
6.  to deteriorate or cause to deteriorate through some debilitating influence or lack of use: he allowed his talent to rust over the years
 
[Old English rūst; related to Old Saxon, Old High German rost]
 
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