Stainless is a synonym of rustproof.
Rustproof is a synonym of stainless.
As adjectives the difference between rustproof and stainless
is that rustproof
is resistant to rust, oxidation and corrosion while stainless
is describing an alloy that is resistant to corrosion and discoloration.
As a verb rustproof
is to make resistant to rust, such as by applying a coating.
As a noun stainless is
short for stainless steel.
Resistant to rust, oxidation and corrosion.
:This is supposed to be a rustproof trashcan, but it can't handle the salt they use on our roads.
To make resistant to rust, such as by applying a coating.
:We'll rustproof the metal with a good coat of paint and then we'll be able to leave it outdoors for years without damage.
Describing an alloy that is resistant to corrosion and discoloration.
* (resistant to corrosion) rustproof
Short for stainless steel.