German translation of “dust”
dust noun /dast/
› fine grains of earth, sand etc
The furniture was covered in dust. › anything in the form of fine powder
gold dust sawdust. duster noun › a cloth for removing dust.
dusty adjective ›
a dusty floor. dustiness noun ›
dustbin /ˈdasbin/ noun › (American garbage-can or trash-can) a container for household rubbish.
dust jacket /ˈdasdʒӕkit/ noun › the loose paper cover of a book.
dustman /ˈdasmən/ noun › a person employed to remove household rubbish.
dustpan /ˈdaspӕn/ noun › a type of flat container with a handle, used for holding dust swept from the floor.
dust-up noun › a quarrel
There was a bit of a dust-up between the two men. dust down › to remove the dust from with a brushing action
She picked herself up and dusted herself down. throw dust in someone’s eyes › to try to deceive someone.
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