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English definition of “sand”


noun [U]  /sænd/ us  

sand noun [U] (SMALL GRAINS)

a mass of very small grains that at one time were rock and now form deserts and beaches


verb [T]  /sænd/ us  

sand verb [T] (MAKE SMOOTH)

to make a surface smooth by rubbing it with sandpaper (= strong, rough paper) or with a special tool: The bookcase has to be sanded and stained.
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