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1. One that dusts, especially:
a. A cloth or brush used to remove dust.
b. A device for sifting or scattering a powdered substance.
a. A smock worn to protect one's clothing from dust.
b. A full-length coat, often slit up the back to the knees or waist, serving a similar purpose.
a. A loose dress-length housecoat.
b. A light, loose, usually three-quarter-length top, often worn over a blouse or as part of a set with pants.


1. (Textiles) a cloth used for dusting furniture, etc. US name: dust cloth
2. (Agriculture) a machine for blowing out dust over trees or crops
3. a person or thing that dusts


(ˈdʌs tər)

1. a person or thing that removes or applies dust.
2. a cloth, brush, etc., for removing dust.
3. a lightweight knee-length housecoat.
4. an apparatus or device for sprinkling dust, powder, insecticide, or the like.
5. crop duster
a. a long lightweight overcoat, worn esp. in the early days of automobiles to protect clothing from dust.
b. a loose-fitting lightweight coat for women.


1. An implement for blowing insecticide powder over a growing crop.
2. Originally a long, lightweight coat worn to protect the rest of the clothes from dust and often worn when driving early open automobiles over dirt roads. Later, a woman’s dress-length housecoat.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Duster - a windstorm that lifts up clouds of dust or sandduster - a windstorm that lifts up clouds of dust or sand; "it was the kind of duster not experienced in years"
windstorm - a storm consisting of violent winds
2.Duster - a loose coverall (coat or frock) reaching down to the anklesduster - a loose coverall (coat or frock) reaching down to the ankles
coverall - a loose-fitting protective garment that is worn over other clothing
3.duster - a piece of cloth used for dusting
piece of cloth, piece of material - a separate part consisting of fabric
4.duster - a pitch thrown deliberately close to the batter
pitch, delivery - (baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter
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handra na prach
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[ˈdʌstəʳ] N
1. (= cloth for dusting) → trapo m; (for blackboard) → borrador m
feather dusterplumero m
2. (US) (= housecoat) → guardapolvo m


[ˈdʌstər] nchiffon m


Staubtuch nt; (Sch) → (Tafel)schwamm m
(US: also duster coat) → Kittel m


[ˈdʌstəʳ] n (cloth) → straccio per la polvere; (for blackboard) → cancellino, cimosa


(dast) noun
1. fine grains of earth, sand etc. The furniture was covered in dust.
2. anything in the form of fine powder. gold-dust; sawdust.
to free (furniture etc) from dust. She dusts (the house) once a week.
ˈduster noun
a cloth for removing dust.
ˈdusty adjective
a dusty floor.
ˈdustiness noun
dustbin (ˈdasbin) noun
(American ˈgarbage-can or ˈtrash-can) a container for household rubbish.
dust-jacket (ˈdasdʒӕkit) noun
the loose paper cover of a book.
dustman (ˈdasmən) noun
a person employed to remove household rubbish.
dustpan (ˈdaspӕn) noun
a type of flat container with a handle, used for holding dust swept from the floor.
ˈdust-up noun
a quarrel. There was a bit of a dust-up between the two men.
dust down
to remove the dust from with a brushing action. She picked herself up and dusted herself down.
throw dust in someone's eyes
to try to deceive someone.
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