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dust sheet Syllabification: dust sheet
Pronunciation: /ˈdəs(t) ˌSHēt/

Definition of dust sheet in English:


British term for drop cloth.
Example sentences
  • In January 2002 she tripped on a dust sheet left by decorators breaking her hip.
  • His desk did not look convincing, and rather than a portrait of Riccardo, to which he directs part of his aria, there was a bronze statue, lying under a dust sheet on a paint-spattered trestle table, which made no sense at all.
  • It is said one of the builders walked on to scaffolding wearing a white dust sheet as a joke.
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