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.
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But gold jewellery tends to catch dust and dirt quickly when kept in humid environment.
The laser lens is deeply recessed to protect it from damage, so a regular cleaning is a good idea as it can catch dust and grit.
100 clean furniture grs spra 255, 100 catch dust mops, towels to mop up 100 100 cleaner bags 25 lbs.
If you haven't seen this material close-up, we would liken it to something like suede, without the ability to catch dust quickly.
Unfortunately spiderwebs also catch dust, so they become eyesores.
But we haven't found a better way to catch dust from a grinder.
Our components didn't even have time yet to catch dust on the racks; we rebuilt them right away," enthuses Wilfert.
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.
To gather the whole of astronomy is like trying to catch dust bunnies dancing around a drafty room.
They also suggest removing any material, books or boxes from your bedroom that catch dust.
Needles catch dust and dirt, thus cleansing the air.
You won't catch dust in your face or accidentally cut hidden wires.