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dust

 [dust]
fine, dry particles of earth or any other substance small enough to be blown by the wind. See also coniosis and pneumoconiosis.
blood dust hemoconia.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

dust

(dŭst)
n.
1. Fine, dry particles of matter.
2. A cloud of fine, dry particles.
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dust

Occupational medicine A suspension of solid particles in air. See Coal dust, Inhalant, Nonasbestos dust, Nuclear dust.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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Q. My friend told me that people who allergic to dust are actually allergic to small insect. Is he fooling with me?

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Q. how exactly dust effects on asthmatic people? how can one avoid a dust environment?

A. some people try to dust proof there home,they change there matress once a year-----thay do not have rugs in there home---no curtains or draps --and they have someone else dust and clean/no pets.some people keep there pets and take allergie meds.

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He tries to hide his lack of torque issues (a gearbox thing, apparently), but when a forest fire threatens a glitzy hotel, it is down to Dusty to show his true spirit and his newly acquired firefighting skills.
It was my pleasure to meet Dusty backstage after a cabaret performance at La Dolce Vita club in Birmingham many years ago.
Thirty minutes later, I scooped up Dusty's load with Joe's mesh decoy bag, had the boat stowed, dropped six floaters in a pothole amongst the trees and was ready to hunt.
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The first chapter, "Dusty's Hair," introduces the reader to the main discourses of identity that Dusty and her audiences negotiated together, both visually and aurally, at the start of her career: gender, race, nationality, class, and sexual orientation.
"Playing Dusty would be a dream role and there is sure to be fierce competition to land the part," The Daily Express quoted Terence Doyle, editor of British film magazine, as saying.
When they got back from Idaho, Dusty started knocking on doors, talking to people, making his pitch.
Dusty - whose hits include 'You Don't Have to Say You Love Me' and 'I Only Want to Be With You' - died in 1999, aged 59, after losing her battle against breast cancer.
I had a couple of people ask me, 'Why you?' And I said, 'Why not?' I think Dusty would be happy that I'm bringing her songs, and her, to the forefront again--which is where she should be."
ONLY REX CAN SAVE THE GOOD, DECENT PEOPLE OF DUSTY BRITCHES, BUT BEFORE HE FACES THE OUTLAWS, REX MUST FIRST CONFRONT HIS TORTURED PAST, SEEK FORGIVENESS AND REDEEM HIMSELF THROUGH THE POWER OF PM.
The court heard Insp Mitchell visited the Moss's home after receiving information about Dusty.