AskDefine | Define dusting

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  1. A light snowfall.
  2. A light covering of something.
    Cover the cake with a dusting of confectioner's sugar.
  3. The action of the verb to dust.
  4. The act of removing dust from, as a household chore.
    Tuesday is the day I do the dusting.


  1. present participle of dust

Extensive Definition

Dusting may refer to:
  • Clearing away house dust
  • Crop dusting, the aerial application of fertilizers, pesticides, etc.
  • Dusting (inhalent abuse) A way of getting "high" via inhailing compressed air (e.g., via inhailing from the compressed air can used in cleaning computer keyboards, etc).
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