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Fine, dry powder consisting of tiny particles of earth or waste matter lying on the ground or on surfaces or carried in the air,
  1. Remove the dust from the surface of (something) by wiping or brushing it
    • - I broke the vase I had been dusting
    • - pick yourself up and dust yourself off
    • - she washed and dusted and tidied
  2. Bring something out for use again after a long period of neglect
    • - a number of aircraft will be dusted off and returned to flight
  3. Deliver a pitch very near a batter so they must fall to the dirt to avoid being hit by it

  4. Cover lightly with a powdered substance
    • - roll out on a surface dusted with flour
  5. Sprinkle (a powdered substance) onto something
    • - orange powder was dusted over the upper body
  6. Beat up or kill someone
    • - the officers dusted him up a little bit
  1. Fine, dry powder consisting of tiny particles of earth or waste matter lying on the ground or on surfaces or carried in the air
    • - the car sent up clouds of dust
    • - they rolled and fought in the dust
  2. Any material in the form of tiny particles
    • - coal dust
  3. A fine powder
    • - he ground it into a fine dust
  4. A cloud of dust

  5. A dead person's remains
    • - scatter my dust and ashes
  6. The mortal human body
    • - the soul, that dwells within your dust
  7. An act of dusting
    • - a quick dust, to get rid of the cobwebs

  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. remove the dust from; "dust the cabinets"
  3. debris: the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up
  4. 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"
  5. cover with a light dusting of a substance; "dust the bread with flour"
  6. free microscopic particles of solid material; "astronomers say that the empty space between planets actually contains measurable amounts of dust"
  7. Dust is a general name for solid particles with diameters less than 20 thou (500 micrometres). Particles in the atmosphere arise from various sources such as soil dust lifted up by wind, volcanic eruptions, and pollution. ...
  8. Dust is a film directed by Marion Hänsel based on the J. M. Coetzee novel In the Heart of the Country. The film was shot in Spain and is a French-Belgian production.
  9. Dust (Прашина, Latinic: Prašina; Prashina) is a 2001 Macedonian film starring Joseph Fiennes, David Wenham, Adrian Lester, Anne Brochet, Nikolina Kujača, Vera Farmiga and Rosemary Murphy. It was directed and written by Milčo Mančevski. The music was created by Kiril Džajkovski.
  10. Dust is a 2009 film by Luxembourgian director Max Jacoby.
  11. Babylon 5 is an American science fiction television series created, produced and largely written by J. Michael Straczynski. The show centers on the Babylon 5 space station: a focal point for politics, diplomacy, and conflict during the years 2257–2262. ...
  12. Dust was an American hard rock band active in the early 1970s. Dust was formed in the late 1960s by Richie Wise and two teenagers, Kenny Aaronson and Marc Bell. Additionally, Kenny Kerner wrote the group's lyrics, and acted as their producer and manager. ...
  13. fine, dry particles of matter; The act of cleaning by dusting; to remove dust from; to remove dust; to clean by removing dust; Of a bird, to cover itself in sand or dry, dusty earth; to spray or cover something with fine powder or liquid
  14. (Dusts) Formed when solid materials are broken into small particles.
  15. Small loose particles of paper, coating or foreign material may arise at calendering, slitting and sheeting trimming.
  16. To sprinkle lightly before or after cooking with dry ingredients, such as flour, granulated or confectioner's sugar or spices.
  17. To dream of dust covering you, denotes that you will be slightly injured in business by the failure of others. For a young woman, this denotes that she will be set aside by her lover for a newer flame. If you free yourself of the dust by using judicious measures, you will clear up the loss.
  18. To sprinkle lightly with flour or sugar.
  19. To sprinkle food with dry ingredients. Use a strainer or a jar with a perforated cover, or try the good, old-fashioned way of shaking things together in a paper bag.
  20. the smallest grade of tea, this is typically associated with lower quality, but is prized for its quick extraction and is commonly used in teabags.
  21. Small particles of earth or other matter suspended in the air. It is reported as "DU" in an observation and for wide spread dust on the METAR.
  22. Very different from our common household dust, 'cosmic' dust is found in many parts of the Universe: around stars, between galaxies, and throughout the solar system. It is composed of microscopic particles (in the range of a micron to a millimetre in size) of carbon and/or silicates. ...
  23. A pesticide formulation which consists of an active ingredient impregnated on a finely ground carrier such as clay, talc, or calcium carbonate.
  24. Dust is what astronomers call more complex molecule that exists in the ISM. It is much unlike the dust we deal with everyday as it is made of mostly carbon- and hydrogen-based molecules. ...
  25. A program for filtering low-complexity regions from nucleic acid sequences.