Rustproof vs Stainless - What's the difference?

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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.

rustproof

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • 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.
  • Synonyms

    * stainless

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • 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.
  • stainless

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Describing an alloy that is resistant to corrosion and discoloration.
  • Unmarked, spotless.
  • Synonyms

    * (resistant to corrosion) rustproof

    Noun

    (-)
  • Short for stainless steel.
  • Anagrams

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