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dusty miller

Any of several low-growing plants that have fuzzy stems and leaves. I think I've got a dusty miller growing in my backyard.
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1. n. a very large pair of buttocks. (Use with caution.) What an enormous duck-butt!
2. and dusty butt n. a short person, especially someone with large buttocks. (Rude and derogatory.) The duck-butt who just came in reminds me of somebody I once knew.

dusty butt

See also: butt, dusty


n. the posterior; the buttocks. (see also duster.) I almost kicked him in the rusty-dusty.
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With a view to using the smallest possible amounts of chlorides and reducing their negative impact on environment, application of new means aimed at reducing gravel road dustiness is required.
In the analyzed projects, only the costs of dustiness have been determined due to a rather simple calculation system (Automobiliu keliu investiciju vadovas 2006) and a more detailed ecological evaluation of the projects more frequently has a descriptive character or remind us of using multi- criteria evaluation methods (mostly--of expert judgement) the main reason for which could be the imperfection of methods for evaluating the results of environmental impact.
When working on time payment, they limited output to reduce the pace, intensity and dustiness of the work.
Wayne Pigments, for example, has developed versions of strontium chromate and basic zinc chromate inhibitor pigments characterized by "ultra low dustiness.
The faint whiff of bile seems to retreat, however, as the homesteads fade into the rear distance and we whizz up over the gum trees that swathe the mountains of the Great Dividing Range, across miles of hot, dry dustiness, until the drought gives way to the vines and the horses of the Nagambie oasis.
He had a light and spacious office, quite clean and tidy, I thought, but there was nevertheless an air of the general dustiness that seemed to pervade the whole of Parrington Hall.
The National Portrait Gallery, once the last word in dustiness, reinvented itself - principally by recognising that the photograph is now the principle medium through which the appearance of the famous and notorious is preserved.
He is hopeful that his book might open some new eyes to silent movies, which he sees as a vibrant, universally appealing medium despite its perceived dustiness.
This bizarre arrangement is set in a bunkerlike room, where nuances of gray create an illusionistic effect of dustiness and corrosion, evoking the aura of past epochs.
Argentine Malbec has the requisite fruity intensity, without the gritty dustiness of Cabernet and its friends," suggests Frost.
The speaker then pleads with God to be gentle in the face of a human foolishness that believes sufficient tears have been shed without knowing the extent of the dustiness that needs to be counterbalanced.
Small angles of movement, high loads, and operation under conditions of dustiness and increased temperature contribute to local galling in link supports of the output four-link mechanism, located oppositely to directed normal reactions [R.
One of the most unheralded producers in Napa Valley; deep and dark in color with an intense bouquet, mouth-filling flavors with just a hint of dustiness, and a finish that stays with you long after you swallow.
Dried aggregates formed in the RLA process were found to have excellent powder flow properties and low dustiness.
The potential role of dust in precipitating epidemics is particularly interesting since dustiness in the meningitis belt has increased dramatically since the Sahelian droughts of the 1970s and 1980s.