- 名词 (Noun)PLsandsSUF-and
- NU 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.
- For a spell we done pretty well. Then there came a reg'lar terror of a sou'wester same as you don't get one summer in a thousand, and blowed the shanty flat and ripped about half of the weir poles out of the sand.
- (often in the plural) A beach or other expanse of sand.
- The Canadian tar sands are a promising source of oil.
- NU (dated, circa 1920) Personal courage.
- There was youngsters all around him, and he stood there lookin’ at me and never turned a hair. He had sand, that Morrell.
- NU (geology) A particle from 62.5 microns to 2 mm in diameter, following the Wentworth scale.
- A light beige colour, like that of typical sand.
- sand colour:
- NC OBS A single grain of sand.
- (figuratively) A moment or interval of time; the term or extent of one's life (referring to the sand in an hourglass).
- 动词 (Verb)SGsandsPRsandingPT, PPsanded
- VT To abrade the surface of (something) with sand or sandpaper in order to smooth or clean it.
- VT To cover with sand.
- 形容词 (Adjective)COMmore sandSUPmost sand
- Of a light beige colour, like that of typical sand.
- 2007, The Times - Sand storm - Plans to turn Birmingham into St Tropez have gone awry
- The flower beds were white with grit from sand blasting the flagstone walkways.
- The dipcoat is sprayed with a coarse sand while it is still wet.
- Loveless marriages often end in divorce because they are built on sand.
- The sieve will filter out large rocks and grains of sand.
Meaning of sand for the defined word.
- 词类阶层 (Part-of-Speech Hierarchy)
困难度: 级别 1
容易 ➨ 困难
明确性: 级别 9
明确的 ➨ 多用途
- en sandy
- en sandstone
- en sandwich
- fr sandwich
- en sandal