After sanding and assembling give the boat two coats of black or battle ship gray paint.
When sanding is not practicable, the vines may be mown off when they become too luxuriant.
Building houses cheap and letting them dear; he has made more out of that than in sanding his sugar and chicorying his coffee.
Traction on grades up to 12% is easily secured by sanding the plank.
Where sanding is done by machine, care should be taken not to sand the wood too much.
sanding: The continuance of the metaphor in "higher waves" are "whelming."
Hope left his message with Peg Macllrea, who was sanding the parlour.
The waiters were sanding the brick pavement and setting out the tables.
She was sanding the dishes and putting them away when he finally remembered the ring.
The shoaler areas are usually indicated by sanding the outer limit or the entire area within the depth curve.
Old English sand, from Proto-Germanic *sandam (cf. Old Norse sandr, Old Frisian sond, Middle Dutch sant, Dutch zand, German Sand), from PIE *bhs-amadho- (cf. Greek psammos "sand;" Latin sabulum "coarse sand," source of Italian sabbia, French sable), suffixed form of root *bhes- "to rub."
Historically, the line between sand and gravel cannot be distinctly drawn. Used figuratively in Old English in reference to innumerability and instability. General Germanic, but not attested in Gothic, which used in this sense malma, related to Old High German melm "dust," the first element of the Swedish city name Malmö (the second element meaning "island"), and to Latin molere "to grind." Metaphoric for "innumerability" since Old English. Sand dollar, type of flat sea-urchin, so called from 1884, so called for its shape; sand dune attested from 1830.
late 14c., "to sprinkle with sand," from sand (n.); from 1620s as "to bury or fill in with sand." Meaning "to grind or polish with sand" is from 1858. Related: Sanded; sanding.
Small, loose grains of worn or disintegrated rock.
A sedimentary material consisting of small, often rounded grains or particles of disintegrated rock, smaller than granules and larger than silt. The diameter of the particles ranges from 0.0625 to 2 mm. Although sand often consists of quartz, it can consist of any other mineral or rock fragment as well. Coral sand, for example, consists of limestone fragments.