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dust·pan

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

(ˈdʌstˌpæn)
n
(Tools) a short-handled hooded shovel into which dust is swept from floors, etc
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

dust•pan

(ˈdʌstˌpæn)

n.
a short-handled shovellike utensil into which dust or litter is swept for removal.
[1775–85]
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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
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

dustpan

[ˈdʌstpæn] npelle f à poussièredust sheet nhousse f (de protection)dust storm ntempête f de poussièredust-up [ˈdʌstʌp] n (British) (= scrap) → accrochage m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

dustpan

[ˈdʌstˌpæn] npaletta
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

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
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References in classic literature ?
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.
He did so, as noiseless as a ghost, and then I rang for the steward, and facing him boldly, directed him to tidy up my stateroom while I was having my bath--"and be quick about it." 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'.
The DUSTPAN SOCIETY will meet on Wednesday next, and parade in the upper story of the Club House.
For example "sweeping" requires a small broom, dustpan, wastebasket.
Made up of a number of different tools, the collection features scrubbing brushes, cleaning pads, duster slippers, a dustpan and brush, a bucket and wringer and more.
My pair have not tried anything for real yet but I am waiting to hand them the dustpan and brush if they do.
Police are investigating the report lodged by a Form One student claiming that he was caned 22 times on the buttocks by his class teacher using a dustpan's handle in a classroom last Wednesday.
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But she claims that moments later the manager came over with a dustpan and brush while she was still mid-meal, and asked her to clean up after her daughter.
Sweeper and Funnel's smart design lets the sweeper fit inside the handle of the dustpan for storage, while the hollow handle of the dustpan also funnels for easier disposal.
The Wisp Dustpan & Brush, PS24.99 If you don't like bending for dustpanning, this is a dustpan and broom - step on the pan and brush the debris in.