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sand

Sand is a substance that's made of tiny pieces of rock. The sand on some beaches is rough and pebbly, while other sand is smooth and soft. Either way, don't track it into the house.

You can find sand on riverbanks, in flower beds, and in sandboxes, among many other places. Grains of sand are composed of rocks and coral that have been worn down over the years. As a verb, sand means "make smooth with sandpaper." There's also an old fashioned colloquial way to use this word, to mean "determination" or "grit." So you could say, "I'm impressed that she had the sand to travel in India by herself!"

Primary Meanings of sand

1.
n
a loose material consisting of grains of rock or coral
2.
v
rub with sandpaper
3.
n
fortitude and determination
Full Definitions of sand
1

n a loose material consisting of grains of rock or coral

Type of:
dirt, soil
the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
2

v rub with sandpaper

Synonyms:
sandpaper
Types:
rough-sand
sand roughly
Type of:
smooth, smoothen
make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing
3

n fortitude and determination

Synonyms:
backbone, grit, gumption, guts, moxie
Type of:
fortitude
strength of mind that enables one to endure adversity with courage

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