sand

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noun
ADJECTIVE
coarse, fine

a beach of fine golden sand

hard, soft
damp, moist, wet
dry
burning, hot, warm
cool
black, golden, silver, white, yellow
beach, desert

the burning desert sands

drifting, loose, shifting
… OF SAND
grain
layer
handful
patch, stretch, strip
cloud
VERB + SAND
brush off, dust off
kick
sink into
SAND + VERB
blow, fly

The sand was flying everywhere.

cover sth
cling to sth, stick to sth
SAND + NOUN
beach, dune
bank (usually sandbank), bar (usually sandbar)
box (usually sandbox) (AmE), pit (usually sandpit) (BrE)
castle (usually sandcastle)
storm (usually sandstorm)
PREPOSITION
in the sand

The children played happily in the sand.

on the sand

We found her asleep on the sand.

PHRASES
covered in sand, covered with sand

All my clothes were covered with sand.

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verb
Sand is used with these nouns as the object: ↑edge

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • Sand — Sand, n. [AS. sand; akin to D. zand, G. sand, OHG. sant, Icel. sandr, Dan. & Sw. sand, Gr. ?.] 1. 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Sand — /sand/; Fr. /sahonnd/, n. George /jawrj/; Fr. /zhawrddzh/ (Lucile Aurore Dupin Dudevant), 1804 76, French novelist. * * * I Mineral, rock, or soil particles that are 0. 0008–0.08 in. (0.02–2 mm) in diameter. Most rock forming minerals are found… …   Universalium

  • Sand — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Sand (homonymie). Sand …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • SAND (G.) — Renan écrivait au lendemain des obsèques de George Sand, morte à Nohant: «Une corde est brisée dans la lyre du siècle [...]. Mme Sand traversa tous les rêves; elle sourit à tous, crut un moment à tous; son jugement pratique put parfois s’égarer,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • Sand — Sand, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sanded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sanding}.] 1. To sprinkle or cover with sand. [1913 Webster] 2. To drive upon the sand. [Obs.] Burton. [1913 Webster] 3. To bury (oysters) beneath drifting sand or mud. [1913 Webster] 4. To mix …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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