Dust

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Definition

dust: dry dirt in the form of gray powder (found in your house when you don't clean often)
noun
No-one has cleaned this table for months. It's covered in dust.

to dust: to remove dust and dirt using a cloth
verb
I dusted the house today. It's very clean now.

dusty: full of, covered in dust
adjective
The computer is dusty as it hasn't been cleaned for a long time.

Examples

  • "Estate agent : Yes, as you can smell, the apartment has been unoccupied for some time now, so there is a little dust."
  • "It's very important to keep the area around your computer clean and free of dust."
  • "you eliminate the sound of crackling by wiping the dust from the record and needle with a cloth."
  • "Horatio : So, the hard disk is the hard drive on the desktop on the top of the desk with no dust!"
  • "Dust them off, buy yourself a record player and have a listen."
  • "And I also would like to add that your wig is very distinguished, and grey, and dusty-"
  • "Horatio : There is no dust."
  • "Especially Norton, I think he's allergic to dust."
  • "It's a little dusty, but it's nothing some aerosol spray and sponge can't fix."
  • "Horatio : Joan Wayne, you can't stay in this dirty, dusty Old West all your life."

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