catch dust

catch dust

To be in a state of disuse for a prolonged period of time. Why do you want another video game console? You already have three catching dust under the television! My father has lots of old trinkets and memorabilia catching dust in the attic.
See also: catch, dust
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100 clean furniture grs spra 255, 100 catch dust mops, towels to mop up 100 100 cleaner bags 25 lbs.
Unfortunately spiderwebs also catch dust, so they become eyesores.
Discharged e-ions catch dust particles and bring them back to the positively charged filter with a boomerang-like mechanism; while cooling is possible even when the outside temperature is 55AA*C.
The sander has a dust extraction hood that swivels to catch dust, and a protection hood reduces flying dust when extraction is not available.
The purpose of wax is to protect the lining of the ear and to catch dust and dirt and carry it out of the ear canal.
Each week we asked readers to send in their useful household tips and Mrs Czyz's winning suggestion was when drilling holes in walls to ask someone to hold the nozzle of a vacuum cleaner underneath to catch dust and avoid messing up a room.
Needles catch dust and dirt, thus cleansing the air.
Another source of problems was the filter socks on the hopper to catch dust.
Contract awarded for carpet roll american high traffic 3 x 20 meters, type spaguetti, catch dust.
Your ears are self cleaning and the purpose of ear wax is to protect the lining of the ear and to catch dust and dirt and carry it out of the ear canal.