Urban areas in the Northeast and Middle West marked by the concentration of old, declining industries, such as steel and textiles.
- Rust bowl
noun, Slang. 1. an old, run-down freighter, especially one whose hull is covered with rust.
[ruhst-kuhl-erd] /ˈrʌstˌkʌl ərd/ adjective 1. of the color rust.
noun 1. Also called iron rust. the red or orange coating that forms on the surface of iron when exposed to air and moisture, consisting chiefly of ferric hydroxide and ferric oxide formed by oxidation. 2. any film or coating on metal caused by oxidation. 3. a stain resembling this coating. 4. any growth, habit, […]