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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 Korean 먼지…
in Arabic غُبار…
in French poussière…
in Italian polvere…
in Chinese (Traditional) 灰塵, 塵土, 沙土…
in Russian пыль…
in Turkish toz…
in Polish kurz…
in Portuguese poeira, pó…
in German der Staub…
in Catalan pols…
in Japanese ほこり…
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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