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grime

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particles

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remove dust from

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bite the dust

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to scatter or release in drops or small particles

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fine powdery material such as dry earth or pollen that can be blown about in the air

the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up

free microscopic particles of solid material

remove the dust from

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rub the dust over a surface so as to blur the outlines of a shape

cover with a light dusting of a substance

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SANTA CLARITA - Despite a pummeling in federal court, Santa Clarita is picking itself up, dusting off and appealing a federal court ruling rejecting the city's claims that federal agencies failed to conduct a satisfactory environmental analysis before approving Cemex's plan to mine 56.
Despite dusting off Giselle and Coppelia from time to time, the company's dancers are much more at ease with technically demanding, plotless ballets, particularly those by European choreographers such as Nacho Duato, Jiri Kylian and William Forsythe.
There are the bad scorpioni like Lady Hester (Maggie Smith, dusting off her bitch mask), an ambassador's widow who defends Mussolini and dresses her son in drag.
Rummaging through rubbish bins, crystallographers are taking a fresh look at crystal structure -- dusting off old photographs, retrieving discarded data, remeasuring key paramters.
Returning to an old script on this gorgeous Saturday evening in Eugene, the Trojans messed around and fell behind Oregon by 13 points before dusting off the various versions of the verity that football games are 60 minutes long.
Ballet Iowa deserves kudos for dusting off this pretty little ballet antique.
Renowned Napa Valley sparkling wine producer, Mumm Cuvee Napa is dusting off its famous yellow boxes (shallow harvest bins for grapes) in preparation for the 2002 wine grape harvest.
Like the turgid ``Unfinished Life'' and the not-so-great ``Great Raid,'' ``Proof'' is another movie Miramax has kept stored in the attic for the past couple of years and is now dusting off in time for its going-out-of-business sale.
Gardeners are dusting off their seed catalogs, daydreaming over dahlias and stocking up on gardening supplies as the weather warms.
Greg Taylor, who wrote the first ``Prancer,'' earns another payday for merely dusting off the original and slightly retooling it.