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.
- Rusty iron
jargon, hardware Synonym tired iron. It has been claimed that this is the inevitable fate of water MIPS. [Jargon File] (1995-03-25)
- Rusty memory
storage, humour Mass-storage that uses iron-oxide-based magnetic media (especially magnetic tape and the pre-Winchester removable disk packs used in washing machines). Compare donuts. [Jargon File] (1997-07-20)
noun 1. a male or female given name. adjective rustier, rustiest 1. covered with, affected by, or consisting of rust: a rusty machine, a rusty deposit 2. of the colour rust 3. discoloured by age: a rusty coat 4. (of the voice) tending to croak 5. old-fashioned in appearance; seemingly antiquated: a rusty old gentleman […]