how to pronounce rust


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rust is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of rust in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… executives are favor this or rust or …”

meanings of rust


  1. The deteriorated state of iron or steel as a result of moisture and oxidation.
  2. Damage caused to stamps and album pages by a fungal infection.
  3. A reddish-brown color.
  4. A similar substance based on another metal (usually with qualification, such as "copper rust").
  5. A disease of plants caused by a reddish-brown fungus.


  1. To oxidize, especially of iron or steel.
  2. To (cause to) degenerate in idleness; to make or become dull or impaired by inaction.
  3. To be affected with the parasitic fungus called rust.
  4. To cause to oxidize.


  1. A surname​.
  2. A multiparadigm programming language focused on safety, especially safe concurrency.

rust frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word rust occurs in english on average 3.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics rust can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that rust can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to rust


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