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  • noun Fine particles deposited by the atmosphere.


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dust +‎ fall


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  • The way I understand it is that, because of weather conditions (wind out of the north) there was more warning type action in the Pompeii area -- dustfall, rockfall -- which would have made the people move out sooner (explaining the lack of enough bodies in Pompeii, including the docks area).

    ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science 2010

  • "I think we're more likely to see the ash and dustfall travelling to - Frontpage RSS Feed 2010

  • "There's not likely to be a heavy dustfall in Ireland. - Frontpage RSS Feed 2010


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