sand

(redirected from sandbank)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

sand

 [sand]
material occurring in fine gritty particles.
brain sand sandy matter about the pineal gland and other parts of the brain.

sand

(sand),
The fine, granular particles of quartz and other crystalline rocks, or a gritty material resembling sand.
[A.S.]

sand

(sand) material occurring in small, gritty particles.
brain sand  sand bodies.

sand

(sand)
The fine granular particles of quartz and other crystalline rocks, or a gritty material resembling sand.
[A.S.]

sand

1. material occurring in fine, gritty particles loose in the body.
2. geological sand is ingested by animals, especially horses, grazing on very sandy soil. The animals may take in large amounts and this accumulates in the large sacs of the alimentary tract, the reticulum of the cow and the cecum and colon in horses. Sand or dust storms, or volcanic dust fallout may produce a similar, acute situation.

sand colic
see sand colic.
sand enteritis
acute sand ingestion may cause enteritis with severe, sometimes fatal diarrhea. See also enteritis.
sand flea
see tungapenetrans.
sand rash
irritation and weeping of the toe webbing in racing Greyhounds causing lameness. Caused usually by racing in sand.
sand shin oak
quercushavardii.
sand toe
Greyhounds racing in sand suffer impaction of sand under the coronary band, causing lameness, mostly in the inner and outer toes of the hind paws.
uterine sand
see uterine sand.
References in periodicals archive ?
Flint RNLI had launched their lifeboat therefore they made best speed towards the sandbank to take the casualty on board.
Bramble Bank is a wellknown sandbank in Southampton Water and is the scene of an annual cricket match between two yachting clubs when the sands are exposed in low spring tides.
Schmidt knew she couldn't have chickens with the dog she used to have, and Sandbank had to gradually and carefully introduce her chickens and her cats.
15pm (on Tuesday) to say five people were stranded on a sandbanK.
The children and adults he saved were on a team-building exercise with an organisation called Action Camp and Jon had already spotted the group playing on the sandbank.
THE Caerphilly-based leader of a 36-strong youth group which had to be rescued from a collapsed sandbank has defended the team-building "paddling" exercises.
A lifeguard from Birmingham has been hailed a hero after helping to rescue 36 children and four adults who plunged into the sea when a sandbank collapsed at Tenby in Pembrokeshire.
THREE lifeguards saved 36 children and four adults yesterday when the sandbank they were on collapsed into the sea.
Among the several vegetative families that live in the sandbank, Bromeliaceae deserve prominence.
The 12ft by 16ft wooden hut at Mudeford Sandbank, Dorset, has basic facilities including solar power, a gas stove, a gas fridge, a water tank and a portable toilet.
The dual hull vessel ran aground on a sandbank just as it was leaving the Shell refinery terminal in Fredericia with a cargo of North Sea crude oil for the French group Total.
The 10,000 refugees including those at the Tozalaqai camp have been confined to a sandbank in a river at the Tajik-Afghan border by the Tajik government, which is refusing them entry for fear Islamic fundamentalist groups have infiltrated the camps.