German translation of 'sand'
sands [of desert] Sand m; (= beach) Sandstrand m
1. (= smooth) schmirgeln
2. (= sprinkle with sand) streuen
See sand down
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Example Sentences Including 'sand'
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Beyond the white sand lapped the limpid sea.THE ZANZIBAR CHEST: A Memoir of Love and War (2003)
Despite the name, the sand is clean and white.The Sun (2014)
I loved the feel of driving on loose sand.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
It took a moment to realise that the colour was sand.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The peninsula is renowned for its sand beaches and abundant wildlife.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The official instructions were to cover it in sand.Bomber (2006 (1970))
When he got past the surface heat the sand became cooler.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
You also get a lot of power in your legs from running on soft sand.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The sand is a fine white powder.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Use your fingers to loosen any grit or sand and discard any that remain open.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Fill cracks and holes with filler and sand smooth.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The area has consistently won awards for the quality, safety and cleanliness of its sands and sea.The Sun (2009)
The oil companies argue that tar sands will help to bridge the coming energy gap.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
They are quite alone on a strip of golden sand that normally draws thousands.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
What happened to the line in the sand?Times, Sunday Times (2012)
You can still do the same job but you have to deal with things like wobbly floors and sand.The Sun (2009)
We are talking about identifying and weighing one grain of sand in a desert.THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)
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'sand' in Other Languages
British English: sand /sænd/ NOUN
Sand is a powder that consists of extremely small pieces of stone.
They walked barefoot across the sand to the water's edge.
- American English: sand
- Arabic: رَمْل
- Brazilian Portuguese: areia
- Chinese: 沙
- Croatian: pijesak
- Czech: písek
- Danish: sand
- Dutch: zand
- European Spanish: arena
- Finnish: hiekka
- French: sable
- German: Sand
- Greek: άμμος
- Italian: sabbia
- Japanese: 砂
- Korean: 모래
- Norwegian: sand
- Polish: piasek
- European Portuguese: areia
- Romanian: nisip
- Russian: песок
- Spanish: arena
- Swedish: sand
- Thai: ทราย
- Turkish: kum
- Ukrainian: пісок
- Vietnamese: cát
Translation of sand from the Collins English to German
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