Translation of "sand" - English-Spanish dictionary
sand noun /sӕnd/
› a large amount of tiny particles of crushed rocks, shells etc , found on beaches etc
the golden sand. › an area of sand, especially on a beach
We lay on the sand. sandy adjective ( comparative sandier, superlative sandiest) › filled or covered with sand
arenoso, de arena
a sandy beach. › (of hair) yellowish-red in colour/color
She has fair skin and sandy hair. sandbank /ˈsӕnbӕŋk/ noun › a bank of sand formed by tides and currents.
banco de arena
sandcastle /ˈsӕnkaːsl/ noun › a pile of sand, sometimes made to look like a castle, built especially by children on beaches.
castillo de arena
sandpaper /ˈsӕnpeipə/ noun › a type of paper with sand glued to it, used for smoothing and polishing
lija, papel de lija
a sheet of sandpaper. sandshoes /ˈsӕnʃuːz/ noun plural › soft light shoes, often with rubber soles.
sandstone /ˈsӕnstəun/ noun › a soft type of rock made of layers of sand pressed together.
sandstorm /ˈsӕnstoːm/ noun › a storm of wind, carrying with it clouds of sand
tormenta de arena
We were caught in a sandstorm in the desert.