Found 3 items, similar to dust.
English → Indonesian
abu, asahan, debu, duli, membulu-bulu
English → English
v 1: remove the dust from; “dust the cabinets”
2: rub the dust over a surface so as to blur the outlines of a
shape; “The artist dusted the charcoal drawing down to a
3: cover with a light dusting of a substance; “dust the bread
4: distribute loosely; “He scattered gun powder under the
n 1: fine powdery material such as dry earth or pollen that can
be blown about in the air; “the furniture was covered
2: the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken
up [syn: debris
3: free microscopic particles of solid material; “astronomers
say that the empty space between planets actually contains
measurable amounts of dust”
English → English
(d[u^]st), n. [AS. dust; cf. LG. dust, D. duist meal
dust, OD. doest, donst, and G. dunst vapor, OHG. tunist,
dunist, a blowing, wind, Icel. dust dust, Dan. dyst mill
dust; perh. akin to L. fumus smoke, E. fume. [root]71.]
1. Fine, dry particles of earth or other matter, so
comminuted that they may be raised and wafted by the wind;
that which is crumbled to minute portions; fine powder;
as, clouds of dust; bone dust.
Dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return.
Stop! -- for thy tread is on an empire's dust.
2. A single particle of earth or other matter. [R.] “To
touch a dust of England's ground.”
3. The earth, as the resting place of the dead.
For now shall sleep in the dust. --Job vii. 21.
4. The earthy remains of bodies once alive; the remains of
the human body.
And you may carve a shrine about my dust.
5. Figuratively, a worthless thing.
And by the merit of vile gold, dross, dust. --Shak.
6. Figuratively, a low or mean condition.
[God] raiseth up the poor out of the dust. --1 Sam.
7. Gold dust; hence: (Slang) Coined money; cash.
Down with the dust
, deposit the cash; pay down the money.
[Slang] “My lord, quoth the king, presently deposit your
hundred pounds in gold, or else no going hence all the
days of your life. . . . The Abbot down with his dust, and
glad he escaped so, returned to Reading.”
(Bot.), a fungous plant (Ustilago Carbo
called also smut
, fine particles of gold, such as are obtained in
placer mining; -- often used as money, being transferred
In dust and ashes
. See under Ashes
To bite the dust
. See under Bite
, v. t.
To raise dust
To kick up dust
, to make a commotion. [Colloq.]
To throw dust in one's eyes
, to mislead; to deceive.
(d[u^]st), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dusted
; p. pr. &
vb. n. Dusting
1. To free from dust; to brush, wipe, or sweep away dust
from; as, to dust a table or a floor.
2. To sprinkle with dust.
3. To reduce to a fine powder; to levigate. --Sprat.
To dyst one's jacket
, to give one a flogging. [Slang.]