rust
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rust(
ruhst
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (oxidation)
a. el óxido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Those old iron bars are covered in rust.Esas viejas barras de hierro están cubiertas de óxido.
b. la herrumbre
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The key I use all the time looks like silver, and the one I don't use is covered with rust.La llave que uso constantemente luce como plata, y la que no se llenó de herrumbre.
c. el orín
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The sword in the museum has some rust on the handle.La espada del museo tiene algo de orín en el mango.
2. (color)
a. el color óxido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She bought a rust blouse.Se compró una blusa color óxido.
b. el color herrumbre
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
They painted the garden fence rust.Pintaron la cerca del jardín color herrumbre.
c. el color ladrillo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Some say his hair is red, others say gray, but it looks like rust to me.Algunos dicen que su cabello es rojo, otros dicen gris, pero a mí me parece color ladrillo.
d. el color teja
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She is wearing rust lipstick.Está usando lápiz labial color teja.
e. el color orín
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She uses rust-colored clay to create ceramic bowls.Usa barro de color orín para hacer cuencos de cerámica.
3. (botany)
a. la roya
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Researchers are working to develop a rust tolerant coffee plant.Los investigadores están trabajando para desarrollar una planta de café tolerante a la roya.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to become oxidized)
a. oxidarse
I left my bike outside and it rusted.Dejé la bicicleta afuera y se oxidó.
b. herrumbrarse
Metal rusts if it isn't painted.El metal se herrumbra si no tiene pintura.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to oxidize)
a. oxidar
The garage got flooded and the water rusted the circuits.La cochera se inundó y el agua oxidó los circuitos.
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rust
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la óxido m, herrumbre
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (color)
a. color teja inv
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (general)
a. oxidarse
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rust [rʌst]
noun
(action) oxidación (f); (substance) orín (m); herrumbre (f); óxido (m); (colour) color (m) herrumbre or de orín; (Agr) roya (f);
intransitive verb
oxidarse; aherrumbrarse
transitive verb
oxidar; aherrumbrar
modifier
the Rust Belt (n) (US) el cinturón industrial
...Southfield, Michigan, in the heart of the Rust Belt ...the Rust Belt states of America's industrial heartland
note See culture box in entry sunbelt.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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