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Dust (IPA: /ˈdəst/)


Dust (n.)

Fine, dry particles of earth or other matter, so comminuted that they may be raised and wafted by the wind; that which is crumbled too minute portions; fine powder; as, clouds of dust; bone dust.

Dust (n.)

A single particle of earth or other matter.

Dust (n.)

The earth, as the resting place of the dead.

Dust (n.)

The earthy remains of bodies once alive; the remains of the human body.

Dust (n.)

Figuratively, a worthless thing.

Dust (n.)

Figuratively, a low or mean condition.

Dust (n.)

Gold dust

Dust (n.)

Coined money; cash.

Dust (v. t.)

To free from dust; to brush, wipe, or sweep away dust from; as, to dust a table or a floor.

Dust (v. t.)

To sprinkle with dust.

Dust (v. t.)

To reduce to a fine powder; to levigate.

Dust

Small particles in the air

Dust

Album by Screaming Trees

Dust

Mysterious cosmic particle that is a key component of Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy

Dust

2001 film by Milcho Manchevski

Dust

Russian translation of Kipling's poem “Boots”

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A heap of dust remains of thee; 'Tis all thou art, and all the proud shall be!" - Death

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with." - Diamond

Example Sentence (Quote)

" All the windy ways of men Are but dust that rises up, And is lightly laid again." - Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Example Sentence (Quote)

" And all, but Lust, is turned to dust In Humanity's machine." - Oscar Wilde

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Broadway the great sluice that washes out the dust of the gold-mines of Gotham." - O. Henry


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