dust

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dust is part of the Basic English 850.

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Noun[change]

Singular
dust

Plural
dusts

  1. (uncountable) Dust is a thin powder that can be seen in the air or on a surface.
    The old building was filled with dust.

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Verb[change]

Plain form
dust

Third-person singular
dusts

Past tense
dusted

Past participle
dusted

Present participle
dusting

  1. (transitive) If you dust something, you remove dust from it.
    Sally dusted her house to prepare it for a party.

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