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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 classic literature ?
Sandbanks, marshes, forests, savages,--precious little to eat fit for a civilized man, nothing but Thames water to drink.
The Contractor shall engineer, supply, install, configure, commission and service one TETRA repeater system in each of the 72 wind turbine towers at the Sandbank offshore wind-farm.
A COUPLE trapped on a sandbank were rescued from "mortal danger" just moments before it disappeared under water.
THREE teenagers were rescued after becoming stranded on a sandbank off the Wirral coast.
On Sunday, at Tenby South Beach, a man and a 13-year-old boy got into difficulty after entering the water from a sandbank.
Some popular programmes include: Sandbank Escape: The adventure begins with a sail over to a nearby sandbank for quiet snorkelling followed by tented barbecue with juices and snacks for the family.
The Hoegh Osaka was beached deliberately on Bramble Bank sandbank, near Southampton, last Saturday after it began listing as it left the Hampshire port.
A CAR carrier which became stranded on a sandbank near to a busy shipping lane has refloated on the high tide and is being towed to a holding position.
SALVAGE workers yesterday boarded a car carrier which was deliberately stranded on a sandbank next to a busy shipping lane to prevent it from capsizing.
The horror unfolded on Sandbank Street in Maryhill, Glasgow, at 7.
Some are saying it's merely an unusually shaped sandbank - the photo, I mean, not Eamonn - but others are convinced it is genuine, asking when was the last time a sandbank ever moved sideways dressed in butter and walnuts.
com)-- Ask Gina & Company with Keller Williams Loudoun Gateway sold their Cascades listing at 47626 Sandbank Square in Sterling, Virginia for a price of $391,000.