a blast of air or steam laden with sand, used to clean, grind, cut, or decorate hard surfaces, as of glass, stone, or metal. the apparatus used to apply such a blast.
verb (used with or without object)
to clean, smooth, etc., with a sandblast.
Origin of sandblast
Related formssand·blast·er, noun
First recorded in 1870–75; sand
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Examples from the Web for sand-blasted
Historical Examples of sand-blasted
The lamps are enclosed in sand-blasted glass globes, and excellent distribution is secured by the use of reflectors.
And all the nymphs and satyrs and dryads and fauns and centaurs had had their pedestals rebuilt and were sand-blasted clean.
British Dictionary definitions for sand-blasted
a jet of sand or grit blown from a nozzle under air, water, or steam pressure
Derived Formssandblaster, noun
to clean, grind, or decorate (a surface) with a sandblast
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