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dust trap

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Definition of dust trap in English:

noun

Something on, in, or under which dust readily gathers: fabric-covered furniture acts as a dust trap
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  • ‘It's a dust trap,’ he sighs, as he dismantles a ferocious-looking German suit of armour for cleaning.
  • It just sounds like that, this house is a dust trap and coming home to a filthy kitchen and an apparently broken boiler was not fun.
  • All those buttons, screens and winking lights just say ‘dust trap’ to us these days, and as a result devices that fold, buzz, and gently glow no longer hold the attraction they once did.

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