Sand vs Sandlike - What's the difference?

sand | sandlike |


As a verb sand

is .

As an adjective sandlike is

resembling sand.

sand

English

(wikipedia sand)

Noun

(en-noun)
  • (label) Rock that is ground more finely than gravel, but is not as fine as silt (more formally, see ), forming beaches and deserts and also used in construction.
  • *
  • , title= Mr. Pratt's Patients, chapter=1 , passage=For a spell we done pretty well. Then there came a reg'lar terror of a sou'wester same as you don't get one summer in a thousand, and blowed the shanty flat and ripped about half of the weir poles out of the sand .}}
  • A beach or other expanse of sand.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1892, author=(James Yoxall)
  • , chapter=7, title= The Lonely Pyramid , passage=It was the Lost Oasis, the Oasis of the vision in the sand . […] Deep-hidden in the hollow, beneath the cliffs, it lay; and round it the happy verdure spread for many a rood. […] Yes, the quest was ended, the Lost Oasis was the Found!}}
  • Personal courage (used before or around 1920s).
  • * {{quote-book, year=1979, title=Bendigo Shafter, first=Louis, last=L'Amour
  • , authorlink=Louis L'Amour, isbn=9780553123548, ol=24369989M , passage=There was youngsters all around him, and he stood there lookin’ at me and never turned a hair. He had sand , that Morrell.}}
  • A particle from 62.5 microns to 2 mm in diameter, following the Wentworth scale.
  • A light beige colour, like that of typical sand.
  • A single grain of sand.
  • (Shakespeare)
  • (label) A moment or interval of time; the term or extent of one's life (referring to the sand in an hourglass).
  • * (William Shakespeare) (1564-1616)
  • The sands are numbered that make up my life.

    Derived terms

    * built on sand * bury one's head in the sand * Great Sandy Desert * kick sand in somebody's face * pound sand * oil sand * quicksand * sandbag * sandbank * sandbar * sand bath * sandblast * sand-blind * sandbox * sandbox tree * sandboy * sandbur * sand-cast * sand casting * sandcastle * sand crack * sand dab * sand dollar * sand dune * sand eel * sander * sanderling * sand flea * sandfly * sand fly * sandfly fever * sandglass * sandgroper * sandgrouse * sand hill * sandhill crane * sandhog * sand hopper * sandiness * sand iron * sand lance * sand leek * sand lily * sand lizard * sandman * sand martin * sand painting * sandpaper * sand pear * sandpiper * sandpit * sand shark * sand shoe * sandshoe * sandsoap * sandspit * sandstorm * sand table * sand trap * sand verbena * sand viper * sand wedge * sandworm * sandwort * sandy * sand yacht * sandyacht * tar sand

    See also

    (Other terms) * arena * arenicolous * psammite * sabulous * shar-pei * tombolo

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of a light beige colour, like that of typical sand.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To abrade the surface of (something) with sand or sandpaper in order to smooth or clean it.
  • To cover with sand.
  • See also

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    Anagrams

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    sandlike

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Resembling sand.