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KK Pronunciation

〔 dʌst 〕


〔 dʌst 〕

Overview of noun dust

The noun dust has 3 senses

  • dust -- (fine powdery material such as dry earth or pollen that can be blown about in the air; "the furniture was covered with dust")

  • debris, dust, junk, rubble, detritus -- (the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up)

  • dust -- (free microscopic particles of solid material; "astronomers say that the empty space between planets actually contains measurable amounts of dust")

Overview of verb dust

The verb dust has 4 senses

  • dust -- (remove the dust from; "dust the cabinets")

  • dust -- (rub the dust over a surface so as to blur the outlines of a shape; "The artist dusted the charcoal drawing down to a faint image")

  • dust -- (cover with a light dusting of a substance; "dust the bread with flour")

  • scatter, sprinkle, dot, dust, disperse -- (distribute loosely; "He scattered gun powder under the wagon")