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sand·pa·per

 (sănd′pā′pər)
n.
Heavy paper coated on one side with sand or other abrasive material and used for smoothing surfaces.
tr.v. sand·pa·pered, sand·pa·per·ing, sand·pa·pers
To rub with or as if with sandpaper.

sand′pa′per·y adj.

sandpaper

(ˈsændˌpeɪpə)
n
1. (Mechanical Engineering) (formerly) a strong paper coated with sand for smoothing and polishing
2. (Mechanical Engineering) a common name for glasspaper
vb
(Mechanical Engineering) (tr) to polish or grind (a surface) with or as if with sandpaper

sand•pa•per

(ˈsændˌpeɪ pər)

n.
1. strong paper coated with a layer of sand or other abrasive, used for smoothing or polishing.
v.t.
2. to smooth or polish with sandpaper.
[1815–25]

sandpaper


Past participle: sandpapered
Gerund: sandpapering

Imperative
sandpaper
sandpaper
Present
I sandpaper
you sandpaper
he/she/it sandpapers
we sandpaper
you sandpaper
they sandpaper
Preterite
I sandpapered
you sandpapered
he/she/it sandpapered
we sandpapered
you sandpapered
they sandpapered
Present Continuous
I am sandpapering
you are sandpapering
he/she/it is sandpapering
we are sandpapering
you are sandpapering
they are sandpapering
Present Perfect
I have sandpapered
you have sandpapered
he/she/it has sandpapered
we have sandpapered
you have sandpapered
they have sandpapered
Past Continuous
I was sandpapering
you were sandpapering
he/she/it was sandpapering
we were sandpapering
you were sandpapering
they were sandpapering
Past Perfect
I had sandpapered
you had sandpapered
he/she/it had sandpapered
we had sandpapered
you had sandpapered
they had sandpapered
Future
I will sandpaper
you will sandpaper
he/she/it will sandpaper
we will sandpaper
you will sandpaper
they will sandpaper
Future Perfect
I will have sandpapered
you will have sandpapered
he/she/it will have sandpapered
we will have sandpapered
you will have sandpapered
they will have sandpapered
Future Continuous
I will be sandpapering
you will be sandpapering
he/she/it will be sandpapering
we will be sandpapering
you will be sandpapering
they will be sandpapering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been sandpapering
you have been sandpapering
he/she/it has been sandpapering
we have been sandpapering
you have been sandpapering
they have been sandpapering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been sandpapering
you will have been sandpapering
he/she/it will have been sandpapering
we will have been sandpapering
you will have been sandpapering
they will have been sandpapering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been sandpapering
you had been sandpapering
he/she/it had been sandpapering
we had been sandpapering
you had been sandpapering
they had been sandpapering
Conditional
I would sandpaper
you would sandpaper
he/she/it would sandpaper
we would sandpaper
you would sandpaper
they would sandpaper
Past Conditional
I would have sandpapered
you would have sandpapered
he/she/it would have sandpapered
we would have sandpapered
you would have sandpapered
they would have sandpapered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sandpaper - stiff paper coated with powdered emery or sandsandpaper - stiff paper coated with powdered emery or sand
emery - a hard grey-black mineral consisting of corundum and either hematite or magnetite; used as an abrasive (especially as a coating on paper)
abradant, abrasive, abrasive material - a substance that abrades or wears down
Verb1.sandpaper - rub with sandpaper; "sandpaper the wooden surface"
smooth, smoothen - make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing; "smooth the surface of the wood"
rough-sand - sand roughly; "rough-sand the door before painting it"
Translations
وَرَق الزُّجاجوَرَقُ الصَّنْفَرَةيَحُك بوَرَق الزُّجاج
smirkový papírobrousitskelný papír
sandpapirslibe
hiekkapaperi
brusni papir
smirgli
pússasandpappír
サンドペーパー
사포
smirkov papir
sandpapper
กระดาษทราย
giấy ráp

sandpaper

[ˈsændˌpeɪpəʳ]
A. Npapel m de lija
B. VTlijar

sandpaper

[ˈsændpeɪpər] npapier m de verre

sandpaper

[ˈsændˌpeɪpəʳ]
1. ncarta vetrata
2. vtcartavetrare

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.

sandpaper

وَرَقُ الصَّنْفَرَة smirkový papír sandpapir Sandpapier γυαλόχαρτο papel de lija hiekkapaperi papier de verre brusni papir carta vetrata サンドペーパー 사포 schuurpapier sandpapir papier ścierny lixa наждачная бумага sandpapper กระดาษทราย zımpara giấy ráp 砂纸
References in classic literature ?
Arahu challenged him to tear a fish from a shark's jaws, leaving half to the shark and bringing the other half himself to the surface; and Tudor performed the feat, a flip from the sandpaper hide of the astonished shark scraping several inches of skin from his shoulder.
He gave a wild flirt of his tail as he fled away, and his sandpaper hide, striking her, took off her skin from elbow to shoulder.
I saw iron ladles, pans full of white sand, files with white metal left glittering in their teeth, molds of plaster of Paris, bags containing the same material in powder, a powerful machine with the name and use of which I was theoretically not unacquainted, white metal in a partially-fused state, bottles of aquafortis, dies scattered over a dresser, crucibles, sandpaper, bars of metal, and edged tools in plenty, of the strangest construction.
The harsh dry tongue grated like sandpaper against his cheek.
He struck the match too heavily against the sandpaper, and broke it.
Many years since I used to go there to collect the sand by cartloads, to make sandpaper with, and I have continued to visit it ever since.
Go as far as you like," said Jimmy, with sandpaper in his voice.
When this is dry, sand with 320-grit sandpaper, then wipe clean with a dry cloth.
I RECENTLY had to sand a lot of painted woodwork and had the idea of supergluing strips of sandpaper to a pair of gloves.
ANAHEIM - If the American League decides it wants to investigate the Angels' allegations that Boston Red Sox pitcher John Burkett used sandpaper on a number of baseballs in Saturday's game, they have the evidence.
As the river flows, this bottom sediment, called bedload, scrapes over the rocks like sandpaper over wood, slowly eroding (wearing away) the riverbed to carve the canyon.
This sensor can now read Braille, identify grades of sandpaper and tell in which direction the slot in the head of a screw is pointing.