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Difference between Dust bowl and Dustpan

dust bowlsaid of an area that has no vegetation because of drought, dust storms, etc.:

  • The worst of the storms were concentrated in an area called the dust bowl by the people of the time.

dustpana short-handled pan or scoop into which dust is swept:

  • The tiny shards of near-powdered glass won’t easily brush into the dustpans.

Note: The compound does not correlate in meaning with dustbina container for household rubbish:

  • To prevent the toilets from getting blocked, materials like paper and cotton should be thrown in the dustbin.