Sentence Examples


  • Iron rust sometimes contains magnetite.
  • Copper rust has the same composition as malachite; it results from the action of carbon dioxide and water on the metal.
  • The following are the requirements of the New York building law in regard to the protection of iron or steelwork against corrosion, &c.: " All structural metal-work shall be cleaned of all scale, dirt and rust, and be thoroughly coated with one coat of paint.
  • As if on cue, an old car with more rust than clear metal chugged to a stop at the dollar store.
  • It is not brittle like porcelain and cast iron, not poisonous like lead-glazed earthenware and untinned copper, needs no enamel to chip off, does not rust and wear out like cheap tin-plate, and weighs but a fraction of other substances.