Quality can be found in the most mundane works of man—even within the rusting gears of a motorcycle engine.
Oxygen is an extremely reactive chemical, corroding metals, rusting iron, and fueling fires.
The crude, rusting poles are piled side-by-side in a snowdrift of steel on the floor of the Hirshhorn.
Ultimately, he's attempting to set a new course for an overweight and rusting battleship.
Meanwhile, the lifeless shell of the Concordia is a rusting eyesore on the rocks off the coast of Giglio.
The houses clustered more thickly about the village, and over the rusting foliage peeped the white spire of St. James Church.
The weapons and garments of the dead lay about them, rusting and rotting.
Rinse and put to draining everything that can be rinsed; then it will be ready for use instead of rusting in the sink.
You aren't written out, as you call it, but you are rusting out, fast.
They discovered several breaks in the rusting sides of the shed, where he might have escaped.
"red oxide of iron," Old English rust "rust; moral canker," related to rudu "redness," from Proto-Germanic *rusta- (cf. Frisian rust, Old High German and German rost, Middle Dutch ro(e)st), from PIE *reudh-s-to- (cf. Lithuanian rustas "brownish," rudeti "to rust;" Latin robigo, Old Church Slavonic ruzda "rust"), from root *reudh- "red" (see red (adj.1)).
As a plant disease, attested from mid-14c. Rust Belt "decayed urban industrial areas of mid-central U.S." (1984) was popularized, if not coined, by Walter Mondale's presidential campaign.
early 13c., from rust (n.). Transitive sense "cause to rust" is from 1590s. Related: Rusted; rusting.
Any of a group of parasitic fungi of the order Uredinales that are plant pathogens, especially of cereal grains, and that can produce allergy in humans when inhaled in large numbers.
Verb To become corroded or oxidized.