rustproofing

[ ruhst-proo-fing ]
/ ˈrʌstˌpru fɪŋ /

noun

the process of making metal rustproof.
Also called rust·proof·er. a substance used in this process.

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Origin of rustproofing

First recorded in 1915–20; rustproof + -ing1

Words nearby rustproofing

Definition for rustproofing (2 of 2)

rustproof
[ ruhst-proof ]
/ ˈrʌstˌpruf /

adjective

not subject to rusting.

verb (used with object)

to coat with a substance that prevents rusting.

Origin of rustproof

First recorded in 1685–95; rust + -proof
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British Dictionary definitions for rustproofing

rustproof
/ (ˈrʌstˌpruːf) /

adjective

treated against rusting
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