Sand is defined as small, loose, gritty particles of rock, or an area with these small particles.(noun)
An example of sand is what is found at the beach or on the desert.
Sand means to sprinkle with sand, or to smooth the surface using sand particles or sandpaper.(verb)
An example of sand is to rub back and forth to smooth out a rough floor with sandpaper.
The definition of sand is the color that is a light grayish brown to a yellowish tan.(adjective)
An example of something sand-colored are the particles on the beach.
See sand in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: with ref. to the sand in an hourglassparticles (of time); moments
Origin: ME < OE, akin to Ger sand, ON sandr < IE base *bhes-, to rub off, pulverize > Gr psammos, L sabulum
See sand in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English.
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