rust·​proof ˈrəst-ˌprüf How to pronounce rustproof (audio)
: incapable of rusting

Examples of rustproof in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The umbrella’s sturdy stand features a rustproof metal cover, too, so the model should last for several summers without getting damaged by the weather. Rachel Simon, Better Homes & Gardens, 8 May 2023 The umbrella comes with a waterproof cover that helps to protect the thick canopy from heavy rain and wind, and the frame is made from a rustproof aluminum material that can withstand inclement weather. Rachel Simon, Better Homes & Gardens, 8 May 2023 The salt air is no match for the Coast’s rustproof components, which include stainless-steel spokes, an aluminum frame and fork, and a maintenance-free Gates Carbon Drive belt (that accompanies the non-weatherproof Shimano Nexus 3-speed internal hub). Popular Mechanics Test Team, Popular Mechanics, 17 July 2020 Weighing just under 8 pounds, the chair is ideal for carrying long distances since it’s made with a lightweight, rustproof aluminum frame and a breathable polyester fabric seat. Anna Popp, Travel + Leisure, 17 Apr. 2023 This trowel also has a lightweight and rustproof aluminum blade that can be used on all soil conditions and should last for years on end. Rachel Simon, Better Homes & Gardens, 31 Jan. 2023 Embrace alfresco dinner plans under this roomy canopy, equipped with a rustproof steel frame, a bottle opener, and hooks to keep your grilling accessories at hand. Wendy Vazquez, Better Homes & Gardens, 17 Feb. 2023 Each side is made from rustproof, high-quality stainless steel to customize the shred size (slicer, wavy slicer, small grater, coarse grater, large grater, zester). Belle Duchene, Better Homes & Gardens, 19 Jan. 2023 This 6-piece set is made from high-strength chrome vanadium steel, which BullTools claims is rustproof. Jon Langston, Car and Driver, 26 Oct. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1691, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rustproof was in 1691

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“Rustproof.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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rust·​proof ˈrəst-ˈprüf How to pronounce rustproof (audio)
: protected against rusting
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