There are 2 translations of sand in Spanish:

sand1

Pronunciation: /sænd/

n

  • 1.1 u arena (f) sand-colored color arena
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    • 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 c (expanse of sand) (often pl) arena (f) 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
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    • Exactly one month later, the Duke of Edinburgh officially opened the £1 million terminal and flew the Swift across the Goodwin Sands himself.

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Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
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The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.

There are 2 translations of sand in Spanish:

sand2

vt

  • sand (down)

    (make smooth) [wood/furniture] lijar; [floor] pulir
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    • If the rust refuses to budge, use a #800 sand paper to sand the metal and repaint.
    • Some log furniture is sanded smooth, some are skipped peeled, some have the bark on and some are completely peeled.
    • After peeling the bark, the knots where the branches were need to be sanded to a very smooth finish.

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Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.