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  1. an act or instance of rusting: The body of the car is protected against rust-through.

Origin of rust-through

Noun use of verb phrase rust through

Words Nearby rust-through Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use rust-through in a sentence

  • An idle mind loses its tone and strength like an unused muscle; the mental powers go to rust through idleness and inaction.

    Thought-Culture | William Walker Atkinson
  • No, sir; the pipes would rust through, would they not, and give you a lot of trouble?