dust translation English to German: Cambridge Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Translation of "dust" - English-German dictionary

dust

noun /dast/
fine grains of earth, sand etc der Staub The furniture was covered in dust.
anything in the form of fine powder der Staub gold dust sawdust.
duster noun
a cloth for removing dust. das Staubtuch
dusty adjective
staubig a dusty floor.
dustiness noun
die Staubigkeit
dustbin /ˈdasbin/ noun
(American garbage-can or trash-can) a container for household rubbish. der Mülleimer
dust jacket /ˈdasdʒӕkit/ noun
the loose paper cover of a book. der Schutzumschlag
dustman /ˈdasmən/ noun
a person employed to remove household rubbish. der Müllmann
dustpan /ˈdaspӕn/ noun
a type of flat container with a handle, used for holding dust swept from the floor. die Kehrrichtschaufel
dust-up noun
a quarrel die Auseinandersetzung There was a bit of a dust-up between the two men.
dust down
to remove the dust from with a brushing action ausbürsten She picked herself up and dusted herself down.
throw dust in someone’s eyes
to try to deceive someone. jemandem Sand in die Augen streuen
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 Spanish polvo, quitar el polvo (de)…
in Portuguese poeira, pó…
in Thai ฝุ่น, ละออง…
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-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More translations of “dust” in German

Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day

biodegrade

to decay naturally and in a way that is not harmful

Word of the Day

decision fatigue noun
decision fatigue noun
May 30, 2016
a decreased ability to make decisions as a result of having too many decisions to make Our brains have a finite number of decisions they can make before they get depleted and become less discerning – so this is called decision fatigue.

Read More