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Spanish translation of “sand”

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
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.
playeras
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.
(Definition of sand from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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