Definition of sand verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

sand

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//sænd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//sænd//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they sand
BrE BrE//sænd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//sænd//
 
he / she / it sands
BrE BrE//sændz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//sændz//
 
past simple sanded
BrE BrE//ˈsændɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsændɪd//
 
past participle sanded
BrE BrE//ˈsændɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsændɪd//
 
-ing form sanding
BrE BrE//ˈsændɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsændɪŋ//
 
Describing architecture
 
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sand something (down) to make something smooth by rubbing it with sandpaper or using a sander See related entries: Describing architecture Word Origin Old English, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch zand and German Sand.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sand