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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

sand

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.
Translations of “sand”
in Korean 모래…
in Arabic رِمال…
in French sable, plage…
in Turkish kum…
in Italian sabbia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 沙,沙子…
in Russian песок…
in Polish piasek…
in Spanish arena, playa arenosa…
in Portuguese areia…
in German der Sand…
in Catalan sorra…
in Japanese 砂…
in Chinese (Simplified) 沙,沙子…
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