[ruhst-proo-fing] /ˈrʌstˌpru fɪŋ/
the process of making metal rustproof.
Also called rustproofer. a substance used in this process.
not subject to rusting.
verb (used with object)
to coat with a substance that prevents rusting.
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; […]
noun 1. a North American blackbird, Euphagus carolinus, the male of which has plumage that is uniformly bluish-black in the spring and rusty-edged in the fall.