- A storm of dust; a hazardous phenomenon in which dust blows extremely hard throughout the skies (for example on planet Mars where the terrain is dry and lifeless and wind speeds are much higher than on planet Earth). Dust storms also cause tornadoes, thunderstorms, and hurricane force winds.
Translations: Etymology: dust + storm
- In the early part of the 20th century, duststorms in the central U.S. were responsible for crippling damage to the agricultural infrastructure.
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