sand

sand(
sahnd
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (general)
a. la arena
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The sand on the beach was hot.La arena de la playa estaba caliente.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to polish)
a. pulir (floor)
I hired a professional to sand the floors of my house.Contraté a un profesional para que puliera el suelo de mi casa.
b. lijar (wood)
Sand the chair lightly before you varnish it.Lija la silla ligeramente antes de barnizarla.
3. (to spread sand)
a. echar arena
They should sand the roads before it starts snowing.Deben echar arena en las carreteras antes de que empiece a nevar.
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sand
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la arena
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
sand castlecastillo de arena
sand duneduna f
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (smooth with sandpaper)
a. lijar
3. (cover with sand)
a. enarenar
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sand [sænd]
noun
1 (substance) arena (f)
grains of sand granos (m) de arena
the sands are running out queda poco tiempo
2 sands (beach) playa (f); [of desert] arenas (f)
the couple walked along the sands at Blackpool
transitive verb
1 [+road] echar arena a
2 (also sand down) [+wood etc] lijar; [+floor] pulir
\sand the wood\ until it is smooth that door needs sanding down, the edges are still quite rough
modifier
sand bar (n) barra (f) de arena; banco (m) de arena
sand dune (n) duna (f)
sand flea (n) pulga (f) de mar
sand fly (n) jején (m); mosquito (m)
sand martin (n) avión (m) zapador
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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