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Definition of dust:

  1. A single particle of earth or other matter.
  2. Coined money; cash.
  3. Figuratively, a low or mean condition.
  4. Figuratively, a worthless thing.
  5. Fine, dry particles of earth or other matter, so comminuted that they may be raised and wafted by the wind; that which is crumbled too minute portions; fine powder; as, clouds of dust; bone dust.
  6. The earth, as the resting place of the dead.
  7. The earthy remains of bodies once alive; the remains of the human body.
  8. To free from dust; to brush, wipe, or sweep away dust from; as, to dust a table or a floor.
  9. To reduce to a fine powder; to levigate.
  10. To sprinkle with dust.


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