Definitions for "dust storm"
A strong windstorm that lifts particles of dust or dry soil into the air and blows them around, covering land or objects with a thick layer of dust. Dust storms may occur in arable areas during periods of drought; when a similar storm occurs in a desert area, such a storm is called a sandstorm.
A severe weather condition characterized by strong winds and dust-filled air over an extensive area.
A strong wind storm that fills the air with thick dust. Visibility can be reduced to 1/2 mile or less.
heavy concentration of dust in a turbulent air mass