Definition of Duster

1. Noun. A windstorm that lifts up clouds of dust or sand. "It was the kind of duster not experienced in years"

Exact synonyms: Dust Storm, Sandstorm, Sirocco
Generic synonyms: Windstorm



2. Noun. A loose coverall (coat or frock) reaching down to the ankles.
Exact synonyms: Dust Coat, Gabardine, Gaberdine, Smock
Generic synonyms: Coverall
Derivative terms: Smock

3. Noun. A piece of cloth used for dusting.
Exact synonyms: Dustcloth, Dustrag
Generic synonyms: Piece Of Cloth, Piece Of Material
Derivative terms: Dust

4. Noun. A pitch thrown deliberately close to the batter.
Generic synonyms: Delivery, Pitch

Definition of Duster

1. n. One who, or that which, dusts; a utensil that frees from dust.

Definition of Duster

1. Noun. An object, now especially a cloth, used for dusting surfaces etc. ¹

2. Noun. Someone who dusts. ¹

3. Noun. A light, loose-fitting long coat. ¹

4. Noun. (context: paper-making) A revolving wire-cloth cylinder which removes the dust from rags, etc. ¹

5. Noun. (context: milling) A blowing-machine for separating the flour from the bran. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Duster

1. one that dusts [n -S] - See also: dusts

Medical Definition of Duster

1. 1. One who, or that which, dusts; a utensil that frees from dust. Specifically: A blowing machine for separating the flour from the bran. 2. A light over-garment, worn in traveling to protect the clothing from dust. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Duster

dustbin
dustbins
dustbowl
dustbowls
dustbrush
dustbrushes
dustcart
dustcarts
dustcloth
dustcloths
dustcoat
dustcover
dustcovers
dusted
dusted off
duster (current term)
dusters
dustfall
dustfalls
dustfree
dustheap
dustheaps
dustier
dustiest
dustily
dustiness
dustinesses
dusting
dusting off
dusting powder

Literary usage of Duster

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1. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1906)
"The principle of the square duster is the same as that of the cone duster, except that in the latter the cylinder is cone-shaped, while in the former the ..."

2. The Art of Paper-making: A Practical Handbook of the Manufacture of Paper by Watt, Alexander (1890)
"Preliminary Operations. — Sorting.—Cutting. — Bertrams' Rag-cutting Machine.—Nuttall's Rag-cutter.—Willowing.—Bertrams' Willow and duster.—Dusting. ..."

3. Paper Technology: An Elementary Manual on the Manufacture, Physical by Robert Walter Sindall (1906)
"The duster consists of a long hollow C3'linder covered with veiy coarse wire, inclined at an angle, so that as it revolves the rags thrown in at the upper ..."

4. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1822)
"That's not fair, sir,' said Mr duster, quietly placing his hand upon Pen's arm ... Pen would have pursued him, but duster entreated him to be patient, and, ..."

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