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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 ?
I think it is pure gold, and it must have lain hidden in the sand for a long time.
Their fears had vanished, but the sand, receiving now their undivided attention, multiplied its unyieldingness.
As the sand is being poured into the well-hole, quantities of dynamite can also be thrown in
Skyrocketing prices for crude oil have started a rush that has made exploiting the sands profitable.
That's why scientists are studying samples of sandstone and two long cores of sediment drilled from the Wahiba Sands, a 16,000-square-kilometer sea of sand and dunes at the eastern tip of the Arabian peninsula.
In the 1950s and '60s, the Sands was among the small number of hotel-casinos that dominated the Las Vegas Strip.
Recently, Micron was informed by the operator of the test well on the Leismer Oil Sands Prospect, in the Athabasca Oil Sands of Alberta, that the test well has been completed and initial indications show impressive oil sands thickness.
Recently, Micron was informed by the operator of the test well on the Leismer Oil Sands Prospect, in the Athabasca Oil Sands of Alberta, that it has been completed and initial indications show impressive oil sands thickness.
Precision sand casting (PSC) is a molding technique used to produce dimensionally accurate castings with thin sections through the use of chemical binders and dimensionally accurate and durable pattern equipment.
Bernard McDougall, President of the company stated, "We are getting very close to receiving the additional evaluation on our first Alberta Oil Sands Prospect.