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silver sand Line breaks: sil¦ver sand

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Definition of silver sand in English:


[mass noun] British
A fine white sand used in gardening.
Example sentences
  • Some fine washed silver sand is flung into the joint to act as a flux, to reduce excess oxygen, and then the work is hauled out again in a another shower of white sparks.
  • Plants were grown in washed silver sand in 1.0 l capacity pots.
  • Three parts of soil were mixed with one part of silver sand, followed by incorporation of a nutrient mixture and N-labelled ammonium sulfate at 5 ppm.
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