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sands, plural;
  1. Smooth or polish with sandpaper or a mechanical sander
    • - sand the rusty areas until you expose bare metal
    • - some recommend a light sanding between the second and third coats
  2. Sprinkle or overlay with sand, to give better purchase on a surface

Noun
  1. A loose granular substance, typically pale yellowish brown, resulting from the erosion of siliceous and other rocks and forming a major constituent of beaches, riverbeds, the seabed, and deserts

  2. An expanse of sand, typically along a shore
    • - White Sands
  3. A stratum of sandstone or compacted sand

  4. Sediment whose particles are larger than silt (typically greater than 0.06 mm)

  5. Firmness of purpose
    • - no one has the sand to stand against him
  6. A light yellow-brown color like that of sand


  1. sandpaper: rub with sandpaper; "sandpaper the wooden surface"
  2. a loose material consisting of grains of rock or coral
  3. French writer known for works concerning women's rights and independence (1804-1876)
  4. backbone: fortitude and determination; "he didn't have the guts to try it"
  5. (sands) littoral: the region of the shore of a lake or sea or ocean
  6. Sand is a naturally occurring granular material composed of finely divided rock and mineral particles. ...
  7. Sand is the fourth studio album by guitarist Allan Holdsworth, released in 1987 on Relativity Records.
  8. Sand is a five-piece experimental rock/jazz/electronic group with members Tim Wright (electronics, keyboards and vocals), Hilary Jeffery (trombone), John Richards (double and electric bass), Neil Griffiths (guitar and films) and Rowan Oliver (drums/percussion). ...
  9. Desert sand is a color which resembles the color of desert sand. It may be regarded as a deep shade of beige.
  10. Sand is 2000 thriller film, directed and written by Matt Palmieri. It starring Michael Vartan, Norman Reedus and Kari Wührer. Also some hollywood stars have roles in this film including Jon Lovitz, Harry Dean Stanton, Emilio Estevez, Denis Leary and Julie Delpy. ...
  11. Shā Wùjìng is one of the three helpers of Xuánzàng in the classic Chinese novel Journey to the West, although versions of his character predate the Ming novel. In the novels, his background is the least developed of the pilgrims and he contributes the least to their efforts. ...
  12. Rock that is ground more finely than gravel, but is not as fine as silt (more formally, see grain sizes chart), forming beaches and deserts and also used in construction. ...
  13. (Sands) An NPHC term for members of your new member class. Comes from the phrase "cross the burning sands" which means to cross over (Become initiated) into full membership.
  14. (Sands) The term used to refer to men and women who were initiated in the same termand year (ex. Spring 2010). Note: they do not have to belong to the same group.
  15. (SANDS) Common terminology for oil-bearing sandstone formations.
  16. (Sands (aka Parallel)) A member of your organization or another culturally based organization that was initiated at the same time you were.
  17. (Sands) Persons that were initiated together at the same time (i.e. Fall 2001), not necessarily a chapter.  Primarily used in NPHC organizations
  18. To dream of sand, is indicative of famine and losses.
  19. This usually refers to the filter medium used by a sand filter. The grade most often specified by filter manufacturers is grade No. 20 with a particle size of 45 to 55 mm (millimeters).
  20. Loose particles of hard, broken rock or minerals. In observing, sand is reported when particles of sand are raised to sufficient height that reduces visibility. It is reported as "SA" in an observation and on the METAR.
  21. Unconsolidated materials that are primarily composed of coarse, medium and fine mineral particles 4.76 mm (#4 sieve) to 0.074 mm (#200 sieve) in diameter.
  22. Small substrate particles, generally referring to particles less than 2 mm in diameter. Sand is larger than silt and smaller than cobble or rubble.
  23. Loose, gritty grains of disintegrated rock, as on beaches, in deserts, etc.
  24. a loose material composed of minute (0.2 to 2 mm in diameter) particles of weathered rock, especially quartz.
  25. Sediment consisting of mineral particles in the range of 0.062 to 2.0 millimeters.