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sand

Pronunciation: /sænd/

Translation of sand in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 uncountable/no numerable arena (feminine) sand-colored color arena
    Example sentences
    • The work could be viewed both from boats cruising the bay and from a deserted beach lined with sand dunes.
    • Fort Lauderdale Beach Promenade along Atlantic Boulevard provides scenic and easy access to miles of golden sand beaches.
    • A perfect view of the ocean stretched out before her, the waves rolling slowly towards the rock and sand of the beach.
    1.2 countable/numerable (expanse of sand) (often plural/frecuentemente plural) arena (feminine) the burning sands of the desert las ardientes arenas del desierto to build on sand hacer* castillos de arena to run into the sand(s) estancarse* the talks ran into the sand(s) las conversaciones se estancaron the sands are running out for him tiene los días contados
    Example sentences
    • Exactly one month later, the Duke of Edinburgh officially opened the £1 million terminal and flew the Swift across the Goodwin Sands himself.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • sand (down)

    (make smooth) [wood/furniture] lijar; [floor] pulir

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