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  Definition of dust
  1. fine powdery material such as dry earth or pollen that can be blown about in the air; "the furniture was covered with dust"
  2. free microscopic particles of solid material; "astronomers say that the empty space between planets actually contains measurable amounts of dust"
  3. the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up
  4. remove the dust from; "dust the cabinets"
  5. rub the dust over a surface so as to blur the outlines of a shape; "The artist dusted the charcoal drawing down to a faint image"
  6. distribute loosely; "He scattered gun powder under the wagon"
  7. cover with a light dusting of a substance; "dust the bread with flour"
Similar Words: debris, junk, rubble, detritus, scatter, sprinkle, dot, disperse

 

Hyponyms: chalk dust, fallout, radioactive dust, interplanetary dust, slack, spray, spatter, splatter, plash, splash, splosh, swash, sprinkle, bespangle, aerosolize, aerosolise

 

Entailments: remove, take, take away, withdraw

 

Derivational Morphology: scatter, sprinkle, dot, disperse, trash, junk, scrap, dustcloth, dustrag, duster, debris, rubble, detritus, scattering, sprinkling, strewing, spread

 

Anagrams: stud

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: pluhur   Catalan: pols  
Croatian: prah   Dutch: stof  
Finnish: pöly   French: poussière  
German: Staub   Greek: σκόνι  
Hindi: धूल   Hungarian: por  
Indonesian: debu   Italian: polvere  
Korean: 먼지   Norwegian: støv  
Polish: kurz   Portuguese:  
Romanian: praf   Russian: пыль  
Slovene: prah   Spanish: polvo  
Swedish: damm   Tagalog: alikabok  
Telugu: దుమ్ము  
 
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