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sand / arena
sand   [sænd]
A. -noun
1. (=substance)   arena (f)
·grains of sand
granos masculine plural de arena
a. the sands are running out   queda poco tiempo
2. sands
(=beach)   playa feminine singular
a. [of desert]   arenas feminine plural
B. -transitive verb
1. [+road]   echar arena a
2. also sand down
[+wood etcetera]   lijar
[+floor]   pulir
C. -compound
·sand bar   -noun   barra (f) de arena,   banco (m) de arena
·sand dune   -noun   duna (f)
·sand flea   -noun   pulga (f) de mar
·sand fly   [ˈsændflaɪ]   -noun   jejénoun (m),   mosquito (m)
·sand martin   -noun   aviónoun (m) zapador
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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