sandcastle

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sandcastle

(ˈsændˌkɑːsəl)
n
(Metallurgy) a mass of sand moulded into a castle-like shape, esp as made by a child on the seashore
Translations
قَلْعَة رَمْلِيَّهقَلْعَةٌ مِنَ الرَّمَال
castell de sorra
hrad z písku
sandslot
hiekkalinna
dvorac od pijeska
homokvár
sandkastali
砂のお城
모래성
hrad z piesku
sandslott
ปราสาททราย
kumdan kalekumdan şato
lâu đài cát

sandcastle

[ˈsændˌkɑːsl] Ncastillo m de arena

sandcastle

sand castle [ˈsændkɑːsəl] nchâteau m de sablesand dune ndune f (de sable)

sandcastle

[ˈsændˌkɑːsl] ncastello di sabbia

sand

(sӕnd) noun
1. a large amount of tiny particles of crushed rocks, shells etc, found on beaches etc.
2. an area of sand, especially on a beach. We lay on the sand.
verb
to smooth with eg sand-paper. The floor should be sanded before you varnish it.
ˈsandy adjective
1. filled or covered with sand. a sandy beach.
2. (of hair) yellowish-red in colour. She has fair skin and sandy hair.
sandbank (ˈsӕnbӕŋk) noun
a bank of sand formed by tides and currents.
sandcastle (ˈsӕnkaːsl) noun
a pile of sand, sometimes made to look like a castle, built especially by children on beaches.
sandpaper (ˈsӕnpeipə) noun
a type of paper with sand glued to it, used for smoothing and polishing.
verb
to make smooth with sandpaper.
sandshoes (ˈsӕnʃuːz) noun plural
soft light shoes, often with rubber soles.
sandstone (ˈsӕnstəun) noun
a soft type of rock made of layers of sand pressed together.
sand-storm (ˈsӕnstoːm) noun
a storm of wind, carrying with it clouds of sand. We were caught in a sandstorm in the desert.

sandcastle

قَلْعَةٌ مِنَ الرَّمَال hrad z písku sandslot Sandburg κάστρο από άμμο castillo de arena hiekkalinna château de sable dvorac od pijeska castello di sabbia 砂のお城 모래성 zandkasteel sandslott zamek z piasku castelo de areia замок из песка sandslott ปราสาททราย kumdan kale lâu đài cát 沙塔
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A blank sand-coloured screen is filled with sandcastles you draw on it by swiping up with your finger.
iOS, in app A few seconds later the screen is filled with a wash of blue water, and all the sandcastles return to the sand from which they are made, revealing another blank canvas on which to build.
We always like to spend our bank holiday weekends in the traditional way - sitting on motorways, eating ice cream in the rain, trying to make sandcastles with the wrong sort of sand, and freezing our butts off in the North Sea.
Sun & Skin Care Research's Ocean Potion brand has embarked on the "Ocean Potion Sandcastles in the Sun" tour, which will make several stops at beaches throughout the US.
In perfect conditions, more than 1,000 people gathered at Al Sahil beach in an attempt to build the largest number of sandcastles in an hour.
Hundreds of families were left devastated when they were told they had failed to topple the world mark for building the most sandcastles in an hour as dozens of their creations had been eliminated for failing to meet specifications.
Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi residents are attempting to set a Guinness world record by building 684 perfect sandcastles in just one hour.
makers of Sandcastles, Unique Rye Cookies Baked in NYC, announces the recent addition to their growing cookie line, Deep Chocolate Infrared, a dark chocolate version of the intriguingly original sandie shortbread biscuit the company has been selling since 2011.
There will be arts and crafts, kayaking, games and sandcastles galore from 11am.
Physicists who have studied the science of sandcastles insist that our hands are the best tools for making them.
Observing that the country's coastline had changed and that the stretch of beach between Blat and Jbeil where she had built sandcastles in her youth was now dominated by the plush pink loungers of the Edde Sands resort, Maalouf decided to take action, not in opposition to the coastal development, but in tandem with it to highlight the value of Lebanon's sandy beaches and bring Lebanese together in a classic seaside activity.
Teams have three hours to create a sand sculpture and there will be an attempt to break the record for building the most sandcastles in an hour.