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  Words related to dust

Related / Similar Words: debris, junk, rubble, detritus, scatter, sprinkle, dot, disperse

 

Definition:
  • fine powdery material such as dry earth or pollen that can be blown about in the air; "the furniture was covered with dust";
  • free microscopic particles of solid material; "astronomers say that the empty space between planets actually contains measurable amounts of dust";
  • the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up;
  • remove the dust from; "dust the cabinets";
  • 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";
  • distribute loosely; "He scattered gun powder under the wagon";
  • cover with a light dusting of a substance; "dust the bread with flour";

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    Hyponyms: chalk dust, fallout, radioactive dust, interplanetary dust, slack, spray, spatter, splatter, plash, splash, splosh, swash, sprinkle, bespangle, aerosolize, aerosolise

     

    Entailments: remove, take, take away, withdraw

     

    Derivational Morphology: scatter, sprinkle, dot, disperse, trash, junk, scrap, dustcloth, dustrag, duster, debris, rubble, detritus, scattering, sprinkling, strewing, spread

     

    Anagrams: stud

     

    Language Translations:
    Albanian: pluhur   Catalan: pols  
    Croatian: prah   Dutch: stof  
    Finnish: pöly   French: poussière  
    German: Staub   Greek: σκόνι  
    Hindi: धूल   Hungarian: por  
    Indonesian: debu   Italian: polvere  
    Korean: 먼지   Norwegian: støv  
    Polish: kurz   Portuguese:  
    Romanian: praf   Russian: пыль  
    Slovene: prah   Spanish: polvo  
    Swedish: damm   Tagalog: alikabok  
    Telugu: దుమ్ము  
     
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