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rust

noun [U]  us   /rʌst/
a red-brown substance that forms on the surface of iron and steel as a result of decay caused by reacting with air and water
rust
verb [I/T]  us   /rʌst/
[I] Stainless steel won’t rust.
Translations of “rust”
in Arabic صَدَأ…
in Korean 녹…
in Malaysian karat…
in French rouille…
in Turkish pas…
in Italian ruggine…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鏽, 鐵銹, 鐵銹色…
in Russian ржавчина…
in Polish rdza…
in Vietnamese gỉ sắt…
in Spanish óxido…
in Portuguese ferrugem…
in Thai สนิม…
in German der Rost…
in Catalan rovell…
in Japanese (金属の)さび…
in Indonesian karat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 锈, 铁锈, 铁锈色…
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