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

Dictionary.com Unabridged

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

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To rustproofing
Collins
World English Dictionary
rustproof (ˈrʌstˌpruːf)
 
adj
treated against rusting

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Example sentences
Then prime the entire sign with rustproofing primer, over which the final coats can be applied as above.
Some auto manufacturers recommend against rustproofing new cars and trucks.
Rustproofing a new vehicle may even cancel your warranty.
It is used in rustproofing and in making metal products, fertilizer and livestock feeds.
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature