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Spanish translation of “dust”

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.
(Definition of dust from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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