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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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