dust dust  /ˈdəst/


  1. (n) fine powdery material such as dry earth or pollen that can be blown about in the air
  2. (n) the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up
  3. (n) free microscopic particles of solid material
  4. (v) remove the dust from
  5. (v) rub the dust over a surface so as to blur the outlines of a shape
  6. (v) cover with a light dusting of a substance
  7. (v) distribute loosely

Derived Word(s)


  1. Sydney grinds to a halt as its worst dust storm in 70 years blankets the city and turns the sky orange.
  2. Sydney grinds to a halt as the worst dust storm for 70 years blankets the city and turns the sky orange.
  3. Citigroup bites the dust Another universal bank gone, and another one gone Citigroup bites the dust Hey, their gonna get you too Citigroup bites the dust.


  1. Wall of dust sweeps through Lubbock

    A wall of dust swept through Lubbock Thursday evening, reducing visibility to near zero. Fortunately, the storms were not severe and the wind gusts were not as bad as expected.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: KCBD-TV Lubbock

  2. Dust In The Wind… Black Hole Style

    Over the years, researchers have taken myriad observations of black holes and their environs, but now ESO’s Very Large Telescope Interferometer is giving us the most detailed look of the dust around a black hole at the center of an active galaxy ever obtained. Originally expected to be contained within the ring-shaped torus around the [...]
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Universe Today

  3. Dust Devils Rally Falls Short in Everett

    Peter Tago trying to get it going on the mound for the Dust Devils, gives up just three hits, but four runs score with Tago pitching. Too many walks and errors cause the Dust Devils to lose, 4-3.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: KHQ Spokane

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  1. "Starting today, we must pick ourselves up, dust ourselves off, and begin again the work of remaking America," Mr. Obama said.
    on Jan 20, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: New York Times

  2. "He's trying to throw up enough dust ...... to make people think the governor is guilty of nothing _ pure as the new driven snow," committee chairwoman Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie, D-Chicago, said afterward.
    on Dec 17, 2008 By: Barbara Flynn Currie Source: FOXNews

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