Definition of Duststorm

1. Noun. phenomenon in which gale- to hurricane-force winds blow particles up in a planet's atmosphere. ¹



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Definition of Duststorm

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Duststorm

dustmop
dustmote
dustmotes
dustoff
dustoffs
dustpan
dustpanful
dustpans
dustproof
dustrag
dustrags
dusts
dusts off
dustsheet
dustsheets
duststorm (current term)
duststorms
dustup
dustups
dusty
dusty miller
dusty millers
dusty plasma
dutasteride
dutch
dutch-auction
dutch auction
dutch clover
dutch oven furnace
dutch rub

Literary usage of Duststorm

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1. Tasmanians in the Transvaal War by John Bufton (1905)
"Warm, with heavy wind and duststorm of four hours' duration. ... Warm and windy, with heavy duststorm. Had company squad drill. Met Mr. Smith on ambulance ..."

2. Hazard-Wise: Classroom Resources for Teachers on Natural Hazards & Disasters by Chris Dolan (1995)
"2 Study the information in Figure 2. a Explain how land gales and drought conditions combined to produce the severe duststorm described. b What problems ..."

3. Li Hungchang by Robert Kennaway Douglas (1895)
"A battery of Horse Artillery, armed with Krupp guns, happened to be manoeuvring before the Viceroy, when a furious duststorm arose, which drove him to the ..."

4. The American Geologist: A Monthly Journal of Geology and Allied Sciences by Newton Horace Winchell (1899)
"In the early part of April a heavy southwest wind brought a similar duststorm into the district. It was terminated by rain, which apparently precipitated it ..."

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