Sand

  • (noun): A loose material consisting of grains of rock or coral.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on sand:

Sandbag
... made of hessian/burlap, polypropylene or other materials that is filled with sand or soil and used for such purposes as flood control, military ... Advantages are that burlap and sand are inexpensive, and that the bags can be brought in empty and filled with local sand or soil ...
Disruptive Pattern Material - Later Developments
1966) and 1968 Pattern DPM uniforms the sand coloured base would appear to lighten in tone at night, becoming dangerously conspicuous ... This was addressed in the late 1970s, when the sand and brown colours were slightly darkened ... Late 1970s and early 1980s Trops have a more yellowish sand base and are greatly sought-after by those wishing to appear "ally," while the final production style in the early 1990s used ...
Diocese Of Härnösand
... The Diocese of Härnösand is a division in the Church of Sweden in Västernorrland County ... located at Trädgårdsgatan in Härnösand ...
Savannah College Of Art And Design - Annual Events - Sidewalk Arts and Sand Arts Festivals
... Similar is the Sand Arts Festival ... This sand festival is held every spring on the beaches of nearby Tybee Island ... The competition is divided into sand relief, sand sculpture, sand castle and wind sculpture divisions ...
Albion (video game) - Locations - The Land of The Umajo
... Another hazard are the sand divers, strange animals shaped like some kind of insect larvae, which emerge from the sand and attack by throwing rocks ... The desert contains mainly sand, but at places it is also littered with strange rock formations ...

More definitions of "Sand":

  • (verb): Rub with sandpaper.
    Synonyms: sandpaper

Famous quotes containing the word sand:

    But the twelve lie in the sand by the dry rock
    Seeing nothing—the sand, the tree, rocks
    Without number—and turn away the face
    To the mind’s briefer and more desert place.
    Allen Tate (1899–1979)

    If there was one egg in it there were nine,
    Torpedo-like, with shell of gritty leather,
    All packed in sand to wait the trump together.
    Robert Frost (1874–1963)

    Mix salt and sand, and it shall puzzle the wisest of men, with his mere natural appliances, to separate all the grains of sand from all the grains of salt; but a shower of rain will effect the same object in ten minutes.
    Thomas Henry Huxley (1825–95)