Translation of "dust" - English-German dictionary


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
duster noun

a cloth for removing dust.

das Staubtuch
dusty adjective

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

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

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