Translation of "dust" - English-Spanish dictionary

dust

noun [ no plural ] uk /dʌst/

B1 a powder that you see on a surface or in the air

polvo
The shelves were covered in a thick layer of dust.
verb uk /dʌst/

to remove dust from something

quitar el polvo (de)
I tidied and dusted the shelves.

(Translation of “dust” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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
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.

(Translation of “dust” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)