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Definición de “sand” en inglés

sand

noun uk   /sænd/ us  
B1 [U] a substance that consists of very small grains of rock, found on beaches and in deserts: a grain of sand The children played all day in/on the sand. coarse/fine sand Mix one part sand to three parts cement. sands [plural] large flat areas of sand near the sea: miles of golden sands

sand

verb [T] uk   /sænd/ us  
to make something smooth by rubbing it with something rough, especially sandpaper (= strong paper with sand attached to it): Sand the door (down) thoroughly before starting to paint.
(Definition of sand from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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