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dustproof

[ duhst-proof ]
/ ˈdʌstˌpruf /
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adjective

impervious to or free of dust.

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Origin of dustproof

First recorded in 1865–70; dust + -proof
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How to use dustproof in a sentence

  • 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.

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

    The Gasoline Motor|Harold Whiting Slauson
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