Translation of "sand" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /sænd/ us /sænd/

B1 a substance found on beaches, made up of very small grains of rock


(Translation of “sand” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


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

playa arenosa
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

rubio oscuro
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.

piedra arenisca
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.

(Translation of “sand” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)