What is the meaning of Rust?

The deteriorated state of iron or steel as a result of moisture and oxidation.

A similar substance based on another metal.

A reddish-brown color.

A disease of plants caused by a reddish-brown fungus.

Damage caused to stamps and album pages by a fungal infection.

To oxidize, especially of iron or steel.

To cause to oxidize.

To be affected with the parasitic fungus called rust.

To (cause to) degenerate in idleness; to make or become dull or impaired by inaction.

Of a black cat or its fur, to turn rust-coloured following long periods of exposure to sunlight.



imperative of ruste

rest, calm, peace


inflection of rusten:

  1. first/second/third-person singular present indicative
  2. imperative

first/second/third-person singular present indicative


rust (oxidisation of iron or steel)

Moral degeneration.

A fungal disease of plants.

Alternative form of rusten

rust (oxidation of iron and steel)

rust (disease affecting plants)

imperative of ruste

rust (oxidation, as above)

rust (plant disease)

imperative of rusta

past participle of rusa

Source: wiktionary.org