Adjective "Sand" Definition and Examples




    1. the more or less fine debris of rocks, consisting of small, loose grains, often of quartz.

    2. Usually, sands. a tract or region composed principally of sand.

    3. the sand or a grain of sand in an hourglass.

    4. sands, moments of time or of one's life: At this stage of his career the sands are running out.

    5. a light reddish- or brownish-yellow color.

    6. Informal. courage; pluck.

    7. sleeper (def 10). verb (used with object)

    8. to smooth or polish with sand, sandpaper, or som


    "sites can be sand."

    "plenties can be sand."