dust

All Noun
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  • They are composed of old stars and have little to no dust.
  • Dust fine enough to pass the entrance will probably pass through the shelter.
  • They dusted each other as well as they could and went down the road. Cited from The Phoenix and the Carpet, by E. Nesbit
  • If the dusting can be done just outside the room so much the better. Cited from The Enemies of Books, by William Blades
  • How can I work with you dusting all over me like this? Cited from The Doctor's Dilemma, by George Bernard Shaw
  • He is the only artist to use real Moon dust in his paintings.
  • Who is to see to the drawing-room being dusted every morning, when you are gone? Cited from Charlotte's Inheritance, by M. E. Braddon
  • This may be dusted over the part two or three times daily. Cited from Common Diseases of Farm Animals, by R. A. Craig
  • She had dusted books with that sort of cover all her life. Cited from The Bent Twig, by Dorothy Canfield
  • All go to one place: all are from the dust, and all return to dust.
  • They can also become more easily seen when the ground has a slight dusting of snow.
  • When the dusting was done it was time for her to get her dinner ready. Cited from Jane Field, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • It has a prominent dust lane and has several visible star forming regions.
  • Heat, fire and dust seem to have been particularly significant.
  • He is to be dusted off and brought out before the world. Cited from Commentary on Galatians, Martin Luther
  • Then she let him out, and went back to her dusting. Cited from At Home with the Jardines, by Lilian Bell
  • Let them color a good brown, and serve them hot with sugar dusted over them. Cited from The Belgian Cookbook, by Various
  • Daily chamber work and dusting, etc., one and one-half hours per day. Cited from The Forerunner, Volume 1, Charlotte P. Gilman
  • So we got down out of the church tower and dusted ourselves, and set out. Cited from The Wouldbegoods, by E. Nesbit
  • She could work with no peace of mind until the house had been swept and dusted. Cited from Eben Holden, by Irving Bacheller
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Meaning of dust

  • noun Fine powdery material such as dry earth or pollen that can be blown about in the air
    the furniture was covered with dust
  • noun Free microscopic particles of solid material
    astronomers say that the empty space between planets actually contains measurable amounts of dust
  • verb Remove the dust from
    dust the cabinets
  • verb 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
  • verb Cover with a light dusting of a substance
    dust the bread with flour