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Strong tidal currents there have since dumped several square miles worth of sand into the bay behind Fire Island, creating wide, shallow flats perfect for trying out the new platform.
Others are insisting the oil sands will remain the economic heart of the region for decades to come.
The coating allows moisture to stick and absorb to the sand.A Norwegian Startup Is Turning Dry Deserts Into Fertile Cropland|Vanessa Bates Ramirez|August 19, 2020|Singularity Hub
So we cross-registered in the animation department at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design twice in our sophomore year, learning things like hand drawing with a light table, experimental sand animation, and digital animation.
Throw a grain of sand in the machinery and we have an outage like yesterday.Google Search bug caused by issue with its ‘indexing systems’|Barry Schwartz|August 11, 2020|Search Engine Land
There is only sand, a white ball, and a flag indicating the hole.
When the game starts, there is only sand, a white ball, a flag indicating hole 1, and a “0” at the top of the screen.
And there, the sand castle builder and tag player who loved her aunt more than science would be buried.11 Children Shot in Milwaukee, One in Her Grandpa's Lap|Michael Daly|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mr. Wynd said the shrinking process includes filling the head with hot sand and boiling it with herbs.Dodo Bones and Kylie’s Poo: Inside London’s Strangest New Museum|Liza Foreman|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The family had grown up dirt-poor, sharecropping the 20,000 acres of cotton that stretched out below Sand Mountain.
Broken crocks should be strewn upon the tray, and on to this is heaped peaty soil mixed with sand.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin
You speak with about as little reflection as we might expect from one of those children down there playing in the sand.
Edna looked at her feet, and noticed the sand and slime between her brown toes.
The little faces shone like polished bronze; they held their hands out, their bare feet pattered in the sand.
Though built upon the sand, they still endured, and would continue to endure.
British Dictionary definitions for sand (1 of 2)
- a greyish-yellow colour
- (as adjective)sand upholstery
Derived forms of sandsandlike, adjective
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see build on sand; hide one's head in the sand.