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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun duster:

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Definition of the noun duster

What does duster mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: dusters

  1. a windstorm that lifts up clouds of dust or sand
  2. a loose coverall (coat or frock) reaching down to the ankles
  3. a piece of cloth used for dusting
  4. a pitch thrown deliberately close to the batter
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic words: delivery / pitch = the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter

Alternative definition of the noun duster

noun

  1. An object, now especially a cloth, used for dusting surfaces etc.
  2. Someone who dusts.
  3. A light, loose-fitting long coat.
  4. [context: paper-making] A revolving wire-cloth cylinder which removes the dust from rags, etc.
  5. [context: milling] A blowing-machine for separating the flour from the bran.

Group

Duster was an American space rock band. It consists of multi-instrumentalists Clay Parton, Canaan Dove Amber, and Jason Albertini. Albertini played drums on three tracks for 1998's Stratosphere, and with 1999's 1975, became much more involved in the group process, playing many more instruments and sharing recording/producing credits with Parton and Amber. By 2000's Contemporary Movement he was fully involved in the creative process as a permanent member of the group.

Person

Who is Duster?

Duster a.k.a. Dusty Hill: Joseph Michael "Dusty" Hill is the bassist, keyboardist and co-vocalist with the American rock group ZZ Top.

Music

  1. "Duster" is an album by vibraphonist Gary Burton recorded in 1967 and released on the RCA label.
  2. "Duster" is a musical EP of Midland.
    • released in

Characters

  1. Duster is a fictional character from the 1983 film Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone.
  2. Duster is a fictional character from the 2005 film Dirty.
  3. Duster is a fictional film character.

Miscellanea

Duster: A duster is a light, loose-fitting long coat.

Phrases with Duster

  1. Feather duster
  2. knuckle duster

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Duster

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Google preview3d Automotive Modeling (2012)

An Insider's Guide to 3d Car Modeling and Design for Games and Film by Andrew Gahan

Brook Banham Initial Idea The Duster is a no-nonsense, four-wheel-drive sports hybrid with an off-road pedigree. Brave in its reckless attitude, bold in its rebellious nature, and American as apple pie, the Duster is a country girl's/ boy's dream.

Google previewComplexity: Knots, Colourings and Countings (1993)

by Dominic Welsh

duster is a maximal connected subset of ...

Google previewTrees for Everyone - Easy Tree Studies for All Seasons of the Year (2015)

by Julia Ellen Rogers

Below each flower duster is an umbrella-like circle of leaves. Each blossom of the dense spike has in its throat dashes of yellow and red. The petals form a ruffled border. The curving stamens are thrust far out. Bees come in search of pollen ...

Google previewTrout and Salmon Flies of Wales (1998)

by Moc Morgan

The Grey Duster is a very easy fly to tic. but it is important to have the right colour for the body. Rabbit fur has three distinet colours. The top layer of guard fibres is brownish. the intermediate layer is fawn and the lower layer is a blue dun colour.

Google previewNicotine dust for control of truck-crop insects (1922)

by Roy Elliott Campbell

HORSE-DRAWN DUSTERS. The one-horse duster is a new type developed in the South in response to the demand for a machine intermediate between the hand and power outfits ...

Google previewFolens Dictionary (1999)

by Fred McDonald

duster noun dusters A duster is a cloth used for cleaning away dust. dusty adjective dustier, dustiest Something that is dusty is covered with dust. duty noun duties 1 Your duty ...

Google previewExcel Essential Skills Poetry Workbook Years 7-8 (2005)

by Derek Lewis

d ii A blockbuster is something exciting and successful, whereas a duster is a 3 a The metaphors are in the ...

Google previewFarms (1912)

by Liberty Hyde Bailey

The old-fashioned feather duster is the worst possible implement with which to perform the operation called “dusting.” It has not even the quality that the dry broom has of removing some dust and dirt, for it removes none. It is an excellent ...

Google previewCyclopedia of American agriculture (1907)

by L.H. Bailey

The old-fashioned feather duster is the worst possible implement with which to perform the operation called “dusting.” It has not even the quality that the dry broom has of removing some dust and dirt, for it removes none. It is an excellent ...

Google previewAn Encyclopædia of Architecture, historical, theoretical, and practical (1842)

by Joseph Gwilt

The duster is a large brush for brushing the putties, and taking the oil from the glass. The sash tool is used wet, for taking the oil from the inside after the back putties are cleared off. The hacking knife is for cleaning out the old putty from the ...

Google previewHarrap's essential English Dictionary (1996)

duster /'dAsts(r)/ noun: dusters A duster is a small soft cloth for removing dust from ...

Google previewThe American Agriculturist (1880)

Duster. + A Feather Duster is an article, the convenience of which every housewife appreciates, but it is often too expensive for many farmers to buy. For all such, some hints as ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the U.S. Army (2001)

by Jerold E. Brown

DUSTER M-42 intended to be a light, wheeled cargo vehicle that could ferry supplies from ships anchored off shore to the beach and then continue across the beach to delivery locations. A GMC 269.5-cubic-inch, in-line, overhead valve, ...

Google previewThe Giant Encyclopedia of Kindergarten Activities (2004)

by Jennifer Ford

Materials Hand-held vacuum cleaner • duster and snap-on dustpan • hokey ( mechanical carpet sweeper) • feather duster What to do 1 . Give children the opportunity to clean up after themselves. Have available a hand-held, cordless vacuum ...

Google previewA Maldivian Dictionary (2003)

by Christopher Hanby Baillie Reynolds

duster: tan-fuhi, duster: tun-fuhi, handtowel: fai-fuhi, doormat 2831 FUHENII ...

Google previewThe New Dickson Baseball Dictionary (1999)

A Cyclopedic Reference to More Than 7,000 Words, Names, Phrases, and Slang Expressions that Define the Game, Its Heritage, Culture, and Variations by Paul Dickson

duster A pitch thrown so far inside that the batter has to drop to the ground (in the dust) to keep from being hit. Although the ...

Google previewThe Cleaning Encyclopedia (2009)

Your A-to-Z Illustrated Guide to Cleaning Like the Pros by Don Aslett

See also “Duster, Lambswool." Dusters, Feather Feather dusters offer a quick way to remove dust from things such as knicknacks, plastic philodendrons, and elaborately carved moldings, but they can present a dirt redistribution problem.

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Duster Meaning

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Quotes about Duster

I may have a feather duster down my pants. (Johnny Depp)
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Scrabble value of D2U1S1T1E1R1

The value of this 6-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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