Definition of Dusting

1. Verb. (present participle of dust#Verb dust) ¹



2. Noun. A light snowfall. ¹

3. Noun. A light covering of something. ¹

4. Noun. The act of removing dust from, as a household chore. ¹

5. Noun. A beating. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dusting

1. a light sprinkling [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dusting

dustcovers
dusted
dusted off
duster
dusters
dustfall
dustfalls
dustfree
dustheap
dustheaps
dustier
dustiest
dustily
dustiness
dustinesses
dusting (current term)
dusting off
dusting powder
dustings
dustless
dustlike
dustman
dustmat
dustmats
dustmen
dustmite
dustmop
dustmote
dustmotes
dustoff

Literary usage of Dusting

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1. Biennial Report by Kansas State Horticultural Society, Nevada Historical Society (1922)
"PROFESSOR KELLY: I do not care to discuss dusting at this time or at any other time. I think I have probably expressed my opinion of dusting before; ..."

2. Botanical Abstracts by Board of Control of Botanical Abstracts (1921)
"The author believes that for rapid progress of dusting the "cooperation of chemistry, ... HEADLEE, TJ dusting as a means of controlling Injurious Insects. ..."

3. The Operating Room: A Primer for Pupil Nurses by Amy Armour Smith (1916)
"Importance of dusting.—But the principle of using unskilled labor where possible does not apply to dusting, or several other things that some nurses would ..."

4. The American Amateur Photographer (1906)
"The powder, or, as it is sometimes called, the dusting-on. process lends itself ... There are various formulae for the dusting-on process, and that given on ..."

5. Theatres: Their Safety from Fire and Panic, Their Comfort and Healthfulness by William Paul Gerhard (1900)
"dusting of the furniture should be done with a dampened dust-cloth. ... During the dusting and sweeping the windows should be kept open ; an occasional ..."

6. Theatres: Their Safety from Fire and Panic, Their Comfort and Healthfulness by William Paul Gerhard (1900)
"dusting of the furniture should be done with a dampened dust-cloth. ... During the dusting and sweeping the windows should be kept open; an occasional ..."

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