Some articles on sand:
... Similar is the Sand Arts Festival ... This sand festival is held every spring on the beaches of nearby Tybee Island ... The competition is divided into sand relief, sand sculpture, sand castle and wind sculpture divisions ...
... is a sack made of hessian/burlap, polypropylene or other materials that is filled with sand or soil and used for such purposes as flood control ... Advantages are that burlap and sand are inexpensive, and that the bags can be brought in empty and filled with local sand or soil ...
... Another hazard are the sand divers, strange animals shaped like some kind of insect larvae, which emerge from the sand and attack by throwing rocks ... The desert contains mainly sand, but at places it is also littered with strange rock formations ...
... from 1966) and 1968 Pattern DPM uniforms the sand coloured base would appear to lighten in tone at night, becoming dangerously conspicuous ... addressed in the late 1970s, when the sand and brown colours were slightly darkened ... Late 1970s and early 1980s Trops have a more yellowish sand base and are greatly sought-after by those wishing to appear "ally," while the final production style in the early ...
... The Diocese of Härnösand is a division in the Church of Sweden in Västernorrland County ... Cathedral is located at Trädgårdsgatan in Härnösand ...
More definitions of "sand":
- (noun): A loose material consisting of grains of rock or coral.
- (verb): Rub with sandpaper.
Famous quotes containing the word sand:
“This sand seemed to us the connecting link between land and water. It was a kind of water on which you could walk, and you could see the ripple-marks on its surface, produced by the winds, precisely like those at the bottom of a brook or lake. We had read that Mussulmans are permitted by the Koran to perform their ablutions in sand when they cannot get water, a necessary indulgence in Arabia, and we now understand the propriety of this provision.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“If there was one egg in it there were nine,
Torpedo-like, with shell of gritty leather,
All packed in sand to wait the trump together.”
—Robert Frost (18741963)
“She had more sand in her than any girl I ever see: in my opinion she was just full of sand. It sounds like flattery, but it aint no flattery.”
—Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (18351910)