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Meaning of dust

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: fine powdery material such as dry earth or pollen that can
           be blown about in the air; "the furniture was covered with
      2: the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up
         [syn: {debris}, {dust}, {junk}, {rubble}, {detritus}]
      3: free microscopic particles of solid material; "astronomers
         say that the empty space between planets actually contains
         measurable amounts of dust"
      v 1: remove the dust from; "dust the cabinets"
      2: 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"
      3: cover with a light dusting of a substance; "dust the bread
         with flour"
      4: distribute loosely; "He scattered gun powder under the wagon"
         [syn: {scatter}, {sprinkle}, {dot}, {dust}, {disperse}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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