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dust

noun /dast/
fine grains of earth, sand etc
polvo
The furniture was covered in dust.
anything in the form of fine powder
polvo
gold dust sawdust.
duster noun a cloth for removing dust.
trapo
dusty adjective ( comparative dustier, superlative dustiest)
polvoriento
a dusty floor.
dustiness noun
calidad de polvoriento
dustbin /ˈdasbin/ noun (British ) a container for household rubbish: trash can(American ), garbage can(American)
cubo de la basura
dust jacket /ˈdasdʒӕkit/ noun the loose paper cover of a book.
sobrecubierta
dustman /ˈdasmən/ noun ( plural dustmen) (British ) a person employed to remove household rubbish; garbage man(American).
basurero
dustpan /ˈdaspӕn/ noun a type of flat container with a handle, used for holding dust swept from the floor
recogedor
a dustpan and brush.
dust-up noun (British, informal) a quarrel
pelea
There was a bit of a dust-up between the two men.
dust down phrasal verb to remove the dust from with a brushing action
sacudirse el polvo
She picked herself up and dusted herself down.
Translations of “dust”
in Arabic غُبار…
in Korean 먼지…
in Malaysian debu, serbuk…
in French poussière…
in Turkish toz…
in Italian polvere…
in Chinese (Traditional) 灰塵, 塵土, 沙土…
in Russian пыль…
in Polish kurz…
in Vietnamese bụi…
in Portuguese poeira, pó…
in Thai ฝุ่น, ละออง…
in German der Staub…
in Catalan pols…
in Japanese ほこり…
in Indonesian debu, bubuk…
in Chinese (Simplified) 灰尘, 尘土, 沙土…
(Definition of dust from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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