Definition of Dustlike

1. Adjective. As fine and powdery as dust.

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Definition of Dustlike

1. Adjective. Resembling dust. ¹

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Definition of Dustlike

1. resembling dust [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dustlike

dustfall
dustfalls
dustfree
dustheap
dustheaps
dustier
dustiest
dustily
dustiness
dustinesses
dusting
dusting off
dusting powder
dustings
dustless
dustlike (current term)
dustman
dustmat
dustmats
dustmen
dustmite
dustmop
dustmote
dustmotes
dustoff
dustoffs
dustpan
dustpanful
dustpans
dustproof

Literary usage of Dustlike

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1. Elements of General Science by Otis William Caldwell, William Lewis Eikenberry (1918)
"In a few days the mold produces small black heads which yield a fine, dustlike black powder. These dustlike particles are called spores. ..."

2. Report of the Chief of the Bureau of Animal Industry for the Year by United States Bureau of Animal Industry (1913)
"A similar thin dustlike layer, beneath which the fluid remains perfectly clear, ... This dustlike layer, when smear preparations of it are made and examined ..."

3. The Gabbros and Associated Rocks at Preston, Connecticut by Gerald Francis Loughlin (1912)
"The minute dustlike inclusions are very prominent in this, as in the feldspar of many other gabbros, and are evidently the cause of FIGURE 15. ..."

4. Bulletin by Virginia Geological Survey, Virginia Division of Geology (1913)
"The exact nature of the inclusions was indeterminate; they include dustlike particles and larger colorless and transparent crystallites of prismatic and ..."

5. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1863)
"... with dustlike seed. One of the most remarkable epidemics connected with these fungi is the potato ..."

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