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Sand (IPA: /ˈsænd/)


Sand (n.)

Fine particles of stone, esp. of siliceous stone, but not reduced to dust; comminuted stone in the form of loose grains, which are not coherent when wet.

Sand (n.)

A single particle of such stone.

Sand (n.)

The sand in the hourglass; hence, a moment or interval of time; the term or extent of one's life.

Sand (n.)

Tracts of land consisting of sand, like the deserts of Arabia and Africa; also, extensive tracts of sand exposed by the ebb of the tide.

Sand (n.)

Courage; pluck; grit.

Sand (v. t.)

To sprinkle or cover with sand.

Sand (v. t.)

To drive upon the sand.

Sand (v. t.)

To bury (oysters) beneath drifting sand or mud.

Sand (v. t.)

To mix with sand for purposes of fraud; as, to sand sugar.

Sand

Granular material composed of finely divided rock and mineral particles, sand particles range in diameter from 0 .063 to 2 mm (per ISO 14688)

Sand

Dark tan color

Sand

Commune in Bas-Rhin, France

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Urban area in Hedmark, Norway

Sand

Village in Zala county, Hungary

Example Sentence (Quote)

".. .the entire universe was there within a grain for our understanding." - Sand

Example Sentence (Quote)

".. .the noise made by a single grain of sand moving with the waves is one of a series of tiny perceptions that we accumulate to hear the roar of the ocean." - Sand

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A sand painting is exactly what it sounds like “a painting made of sand. Sand paintings represent the impermanence of all things. Mandalas are often maps of spiritual world. They are usually represented in artwork as a graphic symbolism pattern. The pattern is usually in the form of a circle with intricate designs within. The patterns are representative of the sacred place where Buddha or deity abides. They are used for contemplation and meditation and are designed to awaken spiritual potential." - Sand

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A single grain of sand can have an influence far out of proportion to its size, but when it gathers together with vast numbers of its colleagues, very strange things can indeed happen." - Sand

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A stone is heavy and the sand is weighty; but a fools wrath is heavier than them both." - Dune


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