Definition of Dusts
1. Noun. (plural of dust) ¹
2. Verb. (third-person singular of dust) ¹
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Definition of Dusts
1. dust [v] - See also: dust
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Literary usage of Dusts
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1. The Occupational Diseases: Their Causation, Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention by William Gilman Thompson (1914)
"The varieties of dusts generated in connection with industrial labor are well-nigh ... dusts are not only irritating to the eyes, skin, hair and respiratory ..."
2. Papers and Proceedings of the Surgeon General's Conference on Agricultural edited by Melvin L. Myers (1994)
"... dusts By Susanna Von Essen, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Nebraska OVERVIEW Exposure to airborne dusts has long been known to cause ..."
3. The Field of Disease: A Book of Preventive Medicine by Benjamin Ward Richardson (1884)
"It is through the breathing organs, the lungs, that these dusts are most productive of ... dusts mechanically drawn into the lungs may induce true organic ..."
4. The Hygiene, Diseases and Mortality of Occupations by John Thomas Arlidge (1892)
"A further division of mineral dusts into sub-orders, ... The non-metallic, or in common language, mineral dusts, arise in the operations of (1) mining and ..."
5. A Manual of Practical Hygiene for Students, Physicians, and Health Officers by Charles Harrington (1914)
"(6) Poisonous dusts.—The most important of the poisonous dusts are arsenic and lead. One of the most dangerous of arsenical trades is the grinding of the ..."
6. The Modern Factory: Safety, Sanitation and Welfare by George Moses Price (1914)
"... INDUSTRIAL dusts AND DUSTY TRADES II DUSTY TRADES Attempts at classifying the dusty trades have been made according to source, ..."
7. An Introduction to the Study of Labor Problems by Gordon S. Watkins (1922)
"ventilate and where the dusts are composed of sharp, angular particles, often of a poisonous nature, exposes the miner's health and life to great dangers. ..."