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dust·pan

 (dŭst′păn′)
n.
A short-handled pan or scoop into which dust is swept.

dustpan

(ˈdʌstˌpæn)
n
(Tools) a short-handled hooded shovel into which dust is swept from floors, etc

dust•pan

(ˈdʌstˌpæn)

n.
a short-handled shovellike utensil into which dust or litter is swept for removal.
[1775–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dustpan - the quantity that a dustpan will holddustpan - the quantity that a dustpan will hold
containerful - the quantity that a container will hold
2.dustpan - a short-handled receptacle into which dust can be swept
receptacle - a container that is used to put or keep things in
Translations
جَارُوفٌ لِلكُنَاسَةمِجْرَفَه للكِناسَه
lopatka na smetílopatka
fejebladfejespån
rikkalapio
lopatica za smeće
szemétlapát
fægiskúffa
ちり取り
쓰레받기
lopatka na smeti
smetišnica
sopskyffel
ที่โกยผง
cái hốt rác

dustpan

[ˈdʌstpæn] Ncogedor m

dustpan

[ˈdʌstpæn] npelle f à poussièredust sheet nhousse f (de protection)dust storm ntempête f de poussièredust-up [ˈdʌstʌp] n (British) (= scrap) → accrochage m

dustpan

[ˈdʌstˌpæn] npaletta

dust

(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.
verb
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.

dustpan

جَارُوفٌ لِلكُنَاسَة lopatka na smetí fejeblad Kehrschaufel φαράσι recogedor rikkalapio pelle lopatica za smeće paletta per la spazzatura ちり取り 쓰레받기 blik søppelbrett śmietniczka pá de lixo, pá do lixo совок для мусора sopskyffel ที่โกยผง faraş cái hốt rác 畚箕
References in classic literature ?
The DUSTPAN SOCIETY will meet on Wednesday next, and parade in the upper story of the Club House.
When she had exhausted a torrent of such inquiries, she threw a candlestick at Joe, burst into a loud sobbing, got out the dustpan - which was always a very bad sign - put on her coarse apron, and began cleaning up to a terrible extent.
As my tone admitted of no excuses, he said, "Yes, sir," and ran off to fetch his dustpan and brushes.
She liked to listen of a morning to the sound of Nutty busy in the next room with a broom and a dustpan, for in the simple lexicon of Flack's there was no such word as 'help'.
Ettore is launching a squeegee that attaches to a hose for use outside, while ReadiVac is introducing a cordless dustpan to pick up fine particles and eliminate the dust line.
Having to bend over with the dustpan to pick up the pile, of course.
By instead hiring a hack to sweep together a dustpan load of irrelevant cheap shots, personal attacks, and shopworn smears, reason makes a convincing case for its own cowardice.
It's so unassuming that most people would sweep it into a dustpan without a second thought.
Orange and yellow plastic pails and a blue dustpan are also crucial to the pictorial effect, as are the wooden mats that radiate outward from the hole for the practical purpose of keeping workers from disturbing the ground but which here serve the pictorial function of directing the viewer's attention to the central motif.
There wasn't a day in the early '50s that he didn't see his mother, Victoria, without a broom and dustpan in her hand sweeping the floors, Jim says.
Dustpan lights barely outlined the flight deck edges, but there were no centerline lights, stern drop lights nor flood lights.