Definitions for "Sand"
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 wet.
A single particle of such stone.
Tracts of land consisting of sand, like the deserts of Arabia and Africa; also, extensive tracts of sand exposed by the ebb of the tide.
High grade, iron-free silica (sand) is required to make optical glass. Aeolian sand is considered one of the best types of sand for making optical glass. Other ingredients include calcite (for lime or calcium oxide), zinc oxide, lead oxide, soda ash, potassium nitrate, hydrated alumina, borax and boric acid.
the main silica ingredient in the manufacture of glass.
Filter Filter using sand as a filter medium.
Keywords:  astm, mortar, blockwork, flint, grout
There are several grades of sand used in building work. Sharp or concreting sand is used to form a base on which concrete is laid (you can usually see little flakes of flint in it). Rendering sand is used for covering brick and blockwork prior to plastering. Soft or building sand is used for making mortar. Silver or kiln dried sand is used to finish block paving.
(ASTM C125) That portion of an aggregate passing the No. 4 (4.76 mm) sieve and predominantly retained on the No. 200 (74 micron) sieve.
An aggregate for use in masonry mortar and grout. ASTM C144 and C404.
Encyclopaedia Britannica 2002
Keywords:  courage, pluck, grit
Courage; pluck; grit.
To bury (oysters) beneath drifting sand or mud.
A geological term for a formation beneath the surface of the earth from which hydrocarbons are produced. Its make-up is sufficiently homogeneous to differentiate it from other formations.
Sandpiper, usually used in conjunction with something to specify the species (eg Green Sand, Common Sand, Curlew Sand etc). See also 'pec'.
fortitude and determination; "he didn't have the guts to try it"
Keywords:  sprinkle, cover
To sprinkle or cover with sand.
To mix with sand for purposes of fraud; as, to sand sugar.
Sand is used in special sand mixes for golf course greens but is not a satisfactory landscape amendment.
v. Phonetic pronunciation of the phrase "S-and-D", for "Search and Destroy." To sand someone or something is to locate and severely damage them or it.
The sand in the hourglass; hence, a moment or interval of time; the term or extent of one's life.
Sand or porous sandstone in underground strata that contains natural gas.
Sand is a programming language. It is designed to be extremely portable and dynamic, with nearly all functionality implemented as add-on modules. It is also designed to be both pleasant for humans to program as well as aggressively optimized.
Keywords:  rub, wooden, surface
rub with sandpaper; "sandpaper the wooden surface"
French writer known for works concerning women's rights and independence (1804-1876)
Keywords:  drive
To drive upon the sand.