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dustproof

[duhst-proof]
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adjective
  1. impervious to or free of dust.

Origin of dustproof

First recorded in 1865–70; dust + -proof
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Examples from the Web for dustproof

Historical Examples

  • The bearings and cams of such a shaft are generally enclosed in oil and dustproof casing screwed to the top of the cylinders.

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    Harold Whiting Slauson

  • After bridling, drop a little oil paint into the heel of the brush and set it away in a dustproof compartment for a few days.


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