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dust cover

noun
1.
a cloth or plastic covering used to protect furniture or equipment, as during a period of nonuse.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05
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Examples from the web for dust cover
  • Finally replace cotter pin and reinstall dust cover.
  • Features an anti-chafing pad to prevent scoring of the dust cover.
  • The frame's dust cover houses the metal plate with the pistol's serial number.
  • The fire selector acts as a dust cover for the charging handle raceway when placed on safe.
  • Each relay and device shall have a sealed dust cover, which shall keep the inside of the case free of dust and moisture.
British Dictionary definitions for dust cover

dust cover

noun
1.
another name for dustsheet
2.
another name for dust jacket
3.
a perspex cover for the turntable of a record player

dust jacket

noun
1.
a removable paper cover used to protect a bound book Also called book jacket, jacket
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