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Synonyms for dust

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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THE tent's gathering dust in the shed and the mud on those wellies is finally dry.
Sure, you have a few old Rembrandts, Turners and Constables gathering dust and tiaras, necklaces and a few old jewels you haven't worn for a while; they would fetch a few bob for you.
BROWSING in a music store the other day, I spotted a DVD that had remained on sale for quite some time just gathering dust.
Over the last few months dozens of abandoned bikes have been gathering dust at police stations in Consett, Stanley, Chester-le-Street and Durham.
Today, artists ranging from Nick Cave to Damon Albarn pour praise upon her spellbinding perform- ances, now rescued from old reel-to-reel tape gathering dust since 1962 in a forgotten archive.
Gangs, chronic homelessness, business tax reform, police abuses -- all of those subjects and more have at least one report gathering dust on some City Hall basement shelf.
Around 1,000 maths text books were gathering dust at Eston Park School, Eston.
Nigel Snell,head of external affairs at Liverpool Victoria, said:``It's staggering that as much as pounds 300 million in pound coins is effectively out of circulation,much of it gathering dust in jam jars rather than invested and earning a decent return.
I for one think more money should be spent on kidney machines and youth clubs rather than on Old Masters that are gathering dust on some duke's country estate.
MORE than 90 million mobile phone handsets are thought to be gathering dust in UK households.
The stash of cash is gathering dust in a bank account TWELVE years after it was gifted to the people of Glasgow's Priesthill.
Most of eBay's 114-million registered users are buyers, not sellers, offering a huge international market for unused items gathering dust in closets, jewelry boxes, and attics.
And 55 per cent of us are still hoarding our old cassette tapes, even though they are just gathering dust.
Sue Shirley, of Warwickshire Museums, said: "With most of us changing our mobile phones every couple of years, you can end up with old handsets tucked away at home gathering dust which can be put to good use.
The magazine was part of Bob's collection which, since his death in 2003, has been gathering dust in the basement of his favourite Birmingham shop Nostalgia and Comics.