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Noun: sand  sand
  1. A loose material consisting of grains of rock or coral
  2. A light beige colour, like that of typical sand
  3. [N. Amer, informal] Fortitude and determination
    "he didn't have the sand to try it";
    - backbone, grit, guts, moxie [N. Amer, informal], gumption [informal], cojones [N. Amer]
Verb: sand  sand
  1. Rub with sandpaper
    "sand the wooden surface";
    - sandpaper
  2. Sprinkle or cover with sand to improve surface grip
Noun: Sand
  1. French writer known for works concerning women's rights and independence (1804-1876)
    - George Sand, Amandine Aurore Lucie Dupin, Baroness Dudevant

Derived forms: sanded, sanding, Sands, sands

Type of: author, dirt, fortitude, light brown, smooth, smoothen, soil, writer

Part of: beach, concrete, quicksand, sand bar, sandbar, spit, tongue

Encyclopedia: Sand, Nicholas