HyperDic: sand

English > 4 senses of the word sand / Sand:
NOUNsubstancesanda loose material consisting of grains of rock or coral
person Sand, George Sand, Amandine Aurore Lucie Dupin, Baroness DudevantFrench writer known for works concerning women's rights and independence (1804-1876)
attributesand, backbone, grit, guts, moxie, gumptionfortitude and determination
VERBcontactsand, sandpaperrub with sandpaper
sand / Sand > pronunciation
Soundssae'nd
Rhymesampersand ... woodland: 90 rhymes with aend...
English > sand: 4 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA loose material consisting of grains of rock or coral.
Broadersoil, dirtThe part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
Substance ofbeachAn area of sand sloping down to the water of a sea or lake
concreteA strong hard building material composed of sand and gravel and cement and water
quicksandA pit filled with loose wet sand into which objects are sucked down
sandbar, sand barA bar of sand
spit, tongueA narrow strip of land that juts out into the sea
Substancessilicon, Si, atomic number 14A tetravalent nonmetallic element
Spanisharena
Catalanarena, sorra
Adjectivesarenicolousgrowing or living or burrowing in sand
sandyresembling or containing or abounding in sand
English > Sand: 4 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningFrench writer known for works concerning women's rights and independence (1804-1876).
SynonymsGeorge Sand, Amandine Aurore Lucie Dupin, Baroness Dudevant
Instance ofwriter, authorWrites (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
SpanishGeorge Sand
CatalanGeorge Sand
English > sand: 4 senses > noun 3, attribute
Meaningfortitude and determination.
Synonymsbackbone, grit, guts, moxie, gumption
Broaderfortitudestrength of mind that enables one to endure adversity with courage
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishagallas, cojones, coraje, discernimiento, huevos, moxie, nervio, sangre fría, valor
Catalancollons, coratge, moxie, ous, pebrots
English > sand: 4 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningrub with sandpaper.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"sandpaper the wooden surface"
Synonymsandpaper
Narrowerrough-sandsand roughly
Broadersmooth, smoothenmake smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing
Spanishlijar
Catalanescatar, passar paper de vidre
Nounssandera power tool used for sanding wood

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