Definitions and translations for "sand"

Definition of sand

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Noun
1. 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.
2. A beach or other expanse of sand.
The Canadian tar sands are a promising source of oil.
3. Personal courage.
4. A particle from 62.5 microns to 2 mm in diameter, following the Wentworth scale.
5. A light beige colour, like that of typical sand.
Sand color:
 
6. A single grain of sand.
7. A moment or interval of time; the term or extent of one's life (referring to the sand in an hourglass).
Adjective
8. Of a light beige colour, like that of typical sand.
Verb
9. To abrade the surface of (something) with sand or sandpaper in order to smooth or clean it.
10. To cover with sand.
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English - English - sand

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n. fine grains of rock; beach, area covered primarily with sand
v. scatter sand; cover with sand; rub or polish with sand; smooth with sandpaper
n. sand, fine grains of rock

English - Spanish - sand

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s. arena
v. lijar; arenar, enarenar

English - French - sand

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n. sable
v. poncer; décaper au papier de verre; sabler; répandre du sable sur

English - German - sand

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n. Sand
v. mit Sand bestreuen, - bedecken; mit Sand schleifen; mit Sandpapier abschleifen

English - Indonesian - sand

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n. pasir, pesisir, pantai pasir
v. menutupi dgn pasir, mengamril, mengampelas

English - Italian - sand

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s. sabbia, arena
v. cospargere di sabbia; aggiungere sabbia a, mettere sabbia in; levigare con la carta vetrata, scartavetrare

English - Polish - sand

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n. piasek
v. posypać piaskiem
a. piaskowy, piaszczysty

English - Portuguese - sand

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s. areia; areal
v. espalhar areia; cobrir de areia; esfregar na areia; lixar

English - Romanian - sand

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n. nisip, banc de nisip în mare, prag de nisip, nisip: nisipuri, plajă, întindere: întinderi nisipoase, culoarea nisipului, îndrăzneală {fam.}
v. presăra, umple cu nisip, îngropa în nisip, amesteca cu nisip

English - Russian - sand

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с. песок, гравий, формовочная земля; песок в песочных часах; время, дни жизни; выдержка, стойкость, мужество; песочный цвет
г. посыпать песком, зарывать в песок, шлифовать песком, чистить песком, подмешивать песок; посадить судно на мель

English - Turkish - sand

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f. kum serpmek, kum yapmak, kumlamak, kumla kaplamak, kum katmak
i. kum, kum tanesi, kumluk, cesaret

English - Ukrainian - sand

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n. пісок, гравій, піщаний пляж
v. пісок: посипати піском, пісок: заносити піском, пісок: шліфувати піском

German - English - sand

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v. scatter sand; cover with sand; rub or polish with sand; smooth with sandpaper

English - Dutch - sand

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zn. zand; strand
ww. met zand bedekken; afschuren met schuurpapier; zand strooien

English - Greek - sand

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ουσ. άμμος
ρήμ. πασπαλίζω με άμμον

German - Spanish - sand

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n. arena (f), acervo (m)

German - French - sand

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n. arène (f), sable (m)

German - Italian - sand

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n. arena (f), sabbia (f), sabbia: sabbie (pl)

German - Russian - sand

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n. песок (m)

German - Turkish - sand

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i. kum (m)

German - Dutch - sand

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zand

English - Arabic - sand

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‏رمل، رمل الساعة الرملية، صحراء، اللون الرملي، عزم، شجاعة‏
‏خشن، حك، نظف أو صقل بالرمل، صقل بورق الزجاج، غطى بالرمل‏

English - Chinese - sand

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(名) 沙, 沙滩, 沙子
(动) 撒沙于; 用沙擦; 撒沙似地布满; 磨光

English - Chinese - sand

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(名) 沙, 沙灘, 沙子
(動) 撒沙於; 用沙擦; 撒沙似地佈滿; 磨光

English - Hindi - sand

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n. बालू, रेग, रेत, बालुका, निर्जन, निर्जन स्थान, सिकता, धैर्य, दृढ़ता, अचलता, रुपये, पैसे
v. बालू छिड़कना, बालू में गाड़ना, रगड़कर चमकाना
a. रेतीला, बलुआ

English - Japanese - sand

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(動) 砂をまく; 砂をしく; 砂で磨く; サンドペーパーでつるつるに磨く
(名) 砂; 砂浜

English - Korean - sand

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명. 모래; 모래해변
동. 모래를 뿌리다, 모래로 닦다, 사포로 닦다

English - Vietnamese - sand

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n. cát, làm việc gì không vững bền, không có căn bản vững chắc, bãi cát, hột cát, bờ biển
v. đổ cát, phủ lên cát lên

German - Chinese - sand

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[der]砂。沙。沙子。沙滩。磨砂。磨料。
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Synonyms for sand
sediment: grounds, drift, alluvium, deposition, mud, deposit, silt
Verb forms for sand
Present participle: sanding
Present: sand (3.person: sands)
Past: sanded
Future: will sand
Present conditional: would sand
Present Perfect: have sanded (3.person: has sanded)
Past Perfect: had sanded
Future Perfect: will have sanded
Past conditional: would have sanded