an area or spot, as on the body of a car, that has rusted through:
scratches, dents, and rustouts.
adjective 1. not subject to rusting. verb (used with object) 2. to coat with a substance that prevents rusting. adjective 1. treated against rusting
[ruhst-proo-fing] /ˈrʌstˌpru fɪŋ/ noun 1. the process of making metal rustproof. 2. Also called rustproofer. a substance used in this process. adjective 1. not subject to rusting. verb (used with object) 2. to coat with a substance that prevents rusting. adjective 1. treated against rusting
[ruhst-throo] /ˈrʌstˌθru/ noun 1. an act or instance of rusting: The body of the car is protected against rust-through.
adjective, rustier, rustiest. 1. covered with or affected by rust. 2. consisting of or produced by rust. 3. of or tending toward the color rust; rust-colored. 4. faded or shabby; impaired by time or wear, as clothes or drapery. 5. impaired through disuse or neglect: My Latin is rusty. 6. having lost agility or alertness; […]