Definitions

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  • n. Fine particles deposited by the atmosphere.

Etymologies

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dust +‎ fall

Examples

  • The way I understand it is that, because of weather conditions (wind out of the north) there was more warning type action in the Pompeii area -- dustfall, rockfall -- which would have made the people move out sooner (explaining the lack of enough bodies in Pompeii, including the docks area).

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  • "I think we're more likely to see the ash and dustfall travelling to

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  • "There's not likely to be a heavy dustfall in Ireland.

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