rust-v; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: (cause to) deteriorate due to water, air, or acid

Commentary: NP1[+/-agent] RUST (NP2)

Lemon has acid and the acid rusted the plates.
The pipes rusted severely.
Lady liberty is green because the copper rusted, or oxidized.

VerbNet: entity_specific_cos-45.5
FrameNet: Corroding
PropBank: rust.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2, 3