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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
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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.
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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'.
As my tone admitted of no excuses, he said, "Yes, sir," and ran off to fetch his dustpan and brushes.
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HOSPITAL cleaner Christine Haycock is finally hanging up her dustpan and brush after 40 years sweeping the wards.
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Peebles even borrowed a dustpan and brush from Mr Stockill to clear up the mess, which he promptly returned.
Another visitor Christine Davies, of Llanrumney, Cardiff, said she had taken a dustpan and brush into the ward when visiting her sick aunt because it was so filthy.
Like the can opener or the wheel, the dustpan seemed like a product that couldn't be improved upon.
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