A red or brown oxide coating on iron or steel caused by the action of oxygen and moisture.
Dutch: corrosie, metaaloxyde, roest
A plant disease that produces a reddish-brown discoloration of leaves and stems; caused by various rust fungi.
Dutch: roest, roestbruin
The formation of reddish-brown ferric oxides on iron by low-temperature oxidation in the presence of water.
Polish: skorodowanie, zardzewienie
Any of various fungi causing rust disease in plants.
synonym: rust fungus.
Become destroyed by water, air, or a corrosive such as an acid:
— The pipes rusted.
Dutch: corroderen, oxideren, oxyderen, roesten, verroesten
Cause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid:
— The steady dripping of water rusted the metal stopper in the sink.
Dutch: aanvreten, bijten, corroderen, inbijten, invreten, uitbijten, uitvreten
Become coated with oxide.
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