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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rust, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Rusted; p. pr. & vb. n. Rusting.]
 1. To contract rust; to be or become oxidized.
    If gold ruste, what shall iron do?   --Chaucer.
    Our armors now may rust.   --Dryden.
 2. To be affected with the parasitic fungus called rust; also, to acquire a rusty appearance, as plants.
 3. Fig.: To degenerate in idleness; to become dull or impaired by inaction.
 Must I rust in Egypt? never more
 Appear in arms, and be the chief of Greece?   --Dryden.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : having accumulated rust; "rusted hinges" [ant: rustless]