Definitions

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

Etymologies

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dust +‎ storm

Examples

  • We can only sensibly explore etymology once we've done this first step otherwise we'll lose ourselves in a duststorm of unpruned possibilities.

    Archive 2010-06-01

  • We can only sensibly explore etymology once we've done this first step otherwise we'll lose ourselves in a duststorm of unpruned possibilities.

    Fat porkers get sacrificed

  • Dian remembered her first Kite ride with him, soaring over the rugged canyons and plains of Mars, ruddy reds and muted golds stretching towards a horizon where the hint of a duststorm was faintly visible, under a pale blue sky that seemed to promise infinite possibilities, anything she could dream.

    Jason Stoddard, Strange and Happy » Blog Archive » Eternal Franchise, 23.1 of 31.1

  • The two clouds that caught my eye regarding the duststorm were “sepia” and “mars”, which seem unusual until you watch the video.

    Rambles at starchamber.com » Blog Archive » Local Twitter trends with Trendsmap

  • Okay, this is following an intense duststorm; nonetheless, napping at Burning Man -- in this particular instance -- takes the place of the 'promotion' of this fine idea.

    Jodi Lampert: Burning Man 2008 "American Dream"

  • A construction outfit—presumedly hired by the Hampshire Hotels Group, which bought a 99-year-lease on the property—was kicking up a duststorm carting tons of lumber out of the first floor entrance on March 13 and dumping the debris in a dumpster and on the sidewalk.

    Wolves Rip at Lamb's

  • You can see a photo of a duststorm we encountered HERE.

    Richard’s Windy Workout

  • Also the winds brought rumbling earthquake and duststorm, thunder and lightning and the lurid thunderbolt, which are the shafts of great Zeus, and carried the clangour and the warcry into the midst of the two hosts.

    Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

  • A construction outfit—presumedly hired by the Hampshire Hotels Group, which bought a 99-year-lease on the property—was kicking up a duststorm carting tons of lumber out of the first floor entrance on March 13 and dumping the debris in a dumpster and on the sidewalk.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • Here is a picture when I was in Najaf, IRAQ during a duststorm….

    EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - HUGE dust storm in Iraq. Gotta be seen.

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