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German translation of “dust”

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
(Definition of dust from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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