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rustproofing

[ruhst-proo-fing] /ˈrʌstˌpru fɪŋ/
noun
1.
the process of making metal rustproof.
2.
Also called rustproofer. a substance used in this process.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; rustproof + -ing1

rustproof

[ruhst-proof] /ˈrʌstˌpruf/
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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Examples from the web for rustproofing
  • 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.
  • Y ou decide to lease a wagon from a specific dealer and waive the rustproofing option, but choose the manual transmission.
  • Be aware of hidden and extra costs, such as rustproofing or extended warranties that you may not want.
British Dictionary definitions for rustproofing

rustproof

/ˈrʌstˌpruːf/
adjective
1.
treated against rusting
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