Sand



noun
1.
the more or less fine debris of rocks, consisting of small, loose grains, often of quartz.
2.
Usually, sands. a tract or region composed principally of sand.
3.
the sand or a grain of sand in an hourglass.
4.
sands, moments of time or of one’s life:
At this stage of his career the sands are running out.
5.
a light reddish- or brownish-yellow color.
6.
Informal. courage; pluck.
7.
sleeper (def 10).
verb (used with object)
8.
to smooth or polish with sand, sandpaper, or some other abrasive:
to sand the ends of a board.
9.
to sprinkle with or as if with sand:
to sand an icy road.
10.
to fill up with sand, as a harbor.
11.
to add sand to:
The mischievous child sanded the sugar.
Idioms
12.
draw a line in the sand, to set a limit; allow to go up to a point but no further.
noun
1.
George
[jawrj;; French zhawrzh] /dʒɔrdʒ;; French ʒɔrʒ/ (Show IPA), (Lucile Aurore Dupin Dudevant) 1804–76, French novelist.
1.
sandwich.
noun
1.
loose material consisting of rock or mineral grains, esp rounded grains of quartz, between 0.05 and 2 mm in diameter
2.
(often pl) a sandy area, esp on the seashore or in a desert
3.

a greyish-yellow colour
(as adjective): sand upholstery

4.
the grains of sandlike material in an hourglass
5.
(US, informal) courage; grit
6.
draw a line in the sand, to put a stop to or a limit on
7.
the sands are running out, there is not much time left before death or the end
verb
8.
(transitive) to smooth or polish the surface of with sandpaper or sand: to sand a floor
9.
(transitive) to sprinkle or cover with or as if with sand; add sand to
10.
to fill or cause to fill with sand: the channel sanded up
noun
1.
George (ʒɔrʒ), pen name of Amandine Aurore Lucie Dupin. 1804–76, French novelist, best known for such pastoral novels as La Mare au diable (1846) and François le Champi (1847–48) and for her works for women’s rights to independence

sand (sānd)
n.
Small, loose grains of worn or disintegrated rock.
sand
(sānd)
A sedimentary material consisting of small, often rounded grains or particles of disintegrated rock, smaller than granules and larger than silt. The diameter of the particles ranges from 0.0625 to 2 mm. Although sand often consists of quartz, it can consist of any other mineral or rock fragment as well. Coral sand, for example, consists of limestone fragments.
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