fine powdery material such as dry earth or pollen that can be blown about in the air
- "astronomers say that the empty space between planets actually contains measurable amounts of dust"
- "the furniture was covered with dust"
remove the dust from, as of furniture
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rub the dust over a surface so as to blur the outlines of a shape
- "The artist dusted the charcoal drawing down to a faint image"
cover with a light dusting of a substance
- "dust the bread with flour"