The word dust is a noun. Dust means (1) fine powdery material such as dry earth or pollen that can be blown about in the air, (2) free microscopic particles of solid material, (3) the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up.
Dust is also a verb that means (1) remove the dust from, (2) rub the dust over a surface so as to blur the outlines of a shape, (3) distribute loosely, (4) cover with a light dusting of a substance.
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A duvet cover can protect your down comforter from body oils, dirt, and dust. Comforter covers with pore sizes smaller than 10 microns can provide protection from dust mite allergens as well.
Air purifiers filter dust, smoke, pollen, pet dander, mold spores, and other airborne particulates in the air. Learn more about air purifiers and how they work.
HEPA filters are designed to filter the air by trapping 99.9% of airborne particles, such as dust, pollen, and tobacco smoke. HEPA stands for High Efficiency Particulate Air (filter).
Using Earth's most powerful array of radio telescopes, astronomers have made the first observations of a circumplanetary disk of gas and dust like the one that is believed to have birthed the moons of Jupiter.
Science Daily. Thursday, 11 Jul 2019 15:09:21 EDT.
PROVO, Utah (AP) - Researchers at Brigham Young University are helping with a NASA-sponsored project measuring the electrical charge and size of dust particles on Mars. ...
Washington Times. Thursday, 04 Jul 2019 01:28:18 -0400.
Los Angeles Power and Water officials have struck a deal on the largest and cheapest solar + battery-storage project in the world, at prices that leave fossil fuels in the dust and may relegate nuclear power to the dustbin.
By Jeff Mcmahon, Contributor. Forbes. Monday, 1 Jul 2019 04:03:06 +0000.
A possible link between World Trade Center dust and prostate cancer in first responders has been found by researchers. Exposure to dust at the New York City site after the Sept. ...
Newsmax. Monday, 24 Jun 2019 11:14:55 EDT.
Officials with the National Weather Service in Phoenix said Thursday that people should expect areas of blowing dust to reduce visibility in parts of the state.
Fox News. Friday, 17 May 2019 00:26:19 GMT.
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