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noun [uncountable] dust pronunciation in American English /dʌst/
  1. 1
    very small pieces of dirt that cover surfaces inside buildings like a powder

    The dictionaries were covered in dust.

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    1. a.
      very small pieces of dry earth or sand that are like powder

      There were clouds of dust in the distance as the truck approached.

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    2. b.
      very small pieces of something such as wood or metal that form a powder
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    kick up a dust to create a rowSubmitted from Pakistan on 20/02/2015


to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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