Definitions

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  • noun The act of removing dust from something.
  • noun military A medical helicopter.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • They only dust-off the mothballs on Reagan when they need him.

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  • A 3D dust-off for Disney's tale of a lion's noble struggle to reinstate the partriarchal law of the jungle.

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  • I heard the blades of the dust-off coming in over the canopy, the downdraft flattening the elephant grass, the twirling smoke of marker grenades sucking away into the sky.

    The Glass Rainbow

  • I heard the blades of the dust-off coming in over the canopy, the downdraft flattening the elephant grass, the twirling smoke of marker grenades sucking away into the sky.

    The Glass Rainbow

  • I heard the blades of the dust-off coming in over the canopy, the downdraft flattening the elephant grass, the twirling smoke of marker grenades sucking away into the sky.

    The Glass Rainbow

  • I heard the blades of the dust-off coming in over the canopy, the downdraft flattening the elephant grass, the twirling smoke of marker grenades sucking away into the sky.

    The Glass Rainbow

  • The second thing that crossed my mind when I read about this innovation was to consider the many legal angles that this development unleashes the first thought was that perhaps it was time to dust-off the spandex suit and don the cape once more, but I digress.

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  • GUPTA: As for today's mission, Dabny and his dust-off crew cheated the clock again.

    CNN Transcript Sep 9, 2009

  • GUPTA: But with the dust-off teams, the challenge is not just getting to the patients, but about getting out of there safely.

    CNN Transcript Sep 9, 2009

  • The second thing that crossed my mind when I read about this innovation was to consider the many legal angles that this development unleashes the first thought was that perhaps it was time to dust-off the spandex suit and don the cape once more, but I digress.

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