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  1. dust

    • IPA[dʌst]

    英式

    • n.
      fine, dry powder consisting of tiny particles of earth or waste matter lying on the ground or on surfaces or carried in the air;any material in the form of tiny particles
    • v.
      remove the dust or dirt from the surface of (something) by wiping or brushing it;bring something out for use again after a long period of neglect
    • verb: dust, 3rd person present: dusts, gerund or present participle: dusting, past tense: dusted, past participle: dusted

    • noun: dust

    • 釋義
    • 片語

    名詞

    • 1. fine, dry powder consisting of tiny particles of earth or waste matter lying on the ground or on surfaces or carried in the air the car sent up clouds of dust 同義詞 fine powder, fine particles, dirt, grime, filth, ... 更多
    • any material in the form of tiny particles coal dust
    • a fine powder he ground it into a fine dust
    • a cloud of dust.
    • literary a dead person's remains scatter my dust and ashes
    • literary the mortal human body the soul, that dwells within your dust
    • 2. an act of dusting a quick dust, to get rid of the cobwebs

    動詞

    • 1. remove the dust or dirt from the surface of (something) by wiping or brushing it I broke the vase I had been dusting pick yourself up and dust yourself down 同義詞 wipe, clean, buff, brush, sweep, ... 更多
    • bring something out for use again after a long period of neglect a number of aircraft will be dusted off and returned to flight
    • 2. cover lightly with a powdered substance roll out on a surface dusted with icing sugar 同義詞 sprinkle, scatter, powder, dredge, sift, ... 更多
    • sprinkle (a powdered substance) on to something orange powder was dusted over the upper body
    • 3. US informal beat up or kill someone the officers dusted him up a little bit