duststorm

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dust +‎ storm

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duststorm (plural duststorms)

  1. phenomenon in which gale- to hurricane-force winds blow particles up in a planet's atmosphere.
    In the early part of the 20th century, "dust bowl" storms in the central U.S. were responsible for crippling damage to the agricultural infrastructure.

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