dust noun

ADJ. fine | brick, coal, radioactive

QUANT. cloud, layer The tractor came up the track in a cloud of dust. There was a layer of fine dust on the table. | particle, speck Remove any particles of dust on the surface of the paint. microscopic specks of dust

VERB + DUST gather Her chess set lay on a shelf gathering dust. | be covered in/with

DUST + VERB lie The dust now lay in a thick layer on her piano.

DUST + NOUN cloud | particle | storm