Tesauro Inglês
(substantivo) 
Definition
a reddish-brown oxide coating formed on iron or steel by the action of oxygen and moisture
a decaying tractor, red with rust
Sinônimos
corrosion
,
oxidation
(substantivo) 
Definition
a fungal disease of plants which produces a reddish-brown discoloration
canker, rust, mildew or insect attack
Sinônimos
mildew
The room smelt of mildew.
,
must
The air was heady with the smell of must.
,
mould
jars of jam with mould on them
,
rot
Investigations revealed rot in the beams.
,
blight
the worst year of the potato blight
(adjectivo) 
Definition
reddish-brown
a pair of rust slacks
Sinônimos
reddish-brown
,
reddish
,
russet
,
coppery
(verbo) 
Definition
to become coated with a layer of rust
The bolt on the door had rusted.
Sinônimos
corrode
Engineers found that the structure had been corroded by moisture.
, ,
tarnish
It never rusts or tarnishes.
,
oxidize
,
become rusty
(verbo) 
Definition
to deteriorate through lack of use
If you rest, you rust.
Sinônimos
deteriorate
X-rays are used to prevent fresh food from deteriorating.
,
decline
Her father's health has declined significantly in recent months.
,
decay
The work ethic in this country has decayed over the past 30 years.
,
stagnate
His career had stagnated.
,
atrophy
His muscle atrophied, and he was left lame.
,
go stale

Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of atrophy
Definition
to waste away
His muscle atrophied, and he was left lame.
in the sense of blight
Definition
a fungus or insect that causes blight in plants
the worst year of the potato blight
in the sense of decay
Definition
to decline gradually in health, prosperity, or quality
The work ethic in this country has decayed over the past 30 years.

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