Dust in a sentence as a noun

Please, for the sake of everyone, dust yourself off and opt out again.

This reminds me of 1984, where Winston placed a speck of dust on the corner of his diary.

If you took a shower, the water would run grey from dust wherever your skin had been exposed.

Your clothes would be dusted in a thin layer of gray that never really went away.

"This stuff doesn't because it's sprinkled with magic experiment dust.

They chose to risk a fork rather than risk effectively dead-ending the blockchain with dust.

" They'd wheel out, on a movable desk, an old PC, blow the dust off and fire it up and make sure the disk was readable.

Dust in a sentence as a verb

Projects have been ruined when instruments do not work or do not work as well as designed because of dust, ESD, or a hair particle.

Spotify's huge library is a net win for me, as opposed to collecting albums for them to just collect dust.

You don't get to Tom Paine without Cato - and there was a 1700 year process connecting the two. Western thinking about the rest of the world is full of unicorns and pixie dust.

> No, functional programming is not some kind of magic > pixie dust you can sprinkle on a computer and banish > all problems associated with the business of > programming.

All factual information can be summarized in two sentences:"The mars rover lasted longer than expected because we did not anticipate the strong winds blowing dust off the solar panels.

"Over the years, the identity of the scientist who began the experiment was forgotten, and the experiment lay unattended on a shelf where it continued to shed drops uninterrupted while gathering layers of dust.

The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat.

Dust definitions


fine powdery material such as dry earth or pollen that can be blown about in the air; "the furniture was covered with dust"


the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up

See also: debris junk rubble detritus


free microscopic particles of solid material; "astronomers say that the empty space between planets actually contains measurable amounts of dust"


remove the dust from; "dust the cabinets"


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"


distribute loosely; "He scattered gun powder under the wagon"

See also: scatter sprinkle disperse