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sand·pit

 (sănd′pĭt′)
n.
A large deep pit in sandy ground from which sand is dug.

sandpit

(ˈsændˌpɪt)
n
1. a shallow pit or container holding sand for children to play in
2. (Mining & Quarrying) a pit from which sand is extracted
3. (Mining & Quarrying) an event organized by a governmental body, business enterprise, etc at which specialists from a wide range of disciplines are brought together to try to find a balanced solution to a given problem

sandpit

sandbox
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sandpit - a large pit in sandy ground from which sand is dugsandpit - a large pit in sandy ground from which sand is dug
cavity, pit - a sizeable hole (usually in the ground); "they dug a pit to bury the body"
2.sandpit - a plaything consisting of a pile of sand or a box filled with sand for children to play in
plaything, toy - an artifact designed to be played with
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
Translations
pískoviště
sandkasse
hiekkalaatikko
pješčanik
砂場
모래상자
sandlåda
หลุมทราย
đống cát cho trẻ con chơi

sandpit

[ˈsændpɪt] n (British) (for children)tas m de sable

sandpit

[ˈsændˌpɪt] ncava di sabbia (Brit) (for children) → buca della sabbia (per i giochi dei bambini)

sandpit

حُفْرَةُ رَمْلِيَّة pískoviště sandkasse Sandkasten λάκκος με άμμο cajón de arena hiekkalaatikko bac à sable pješčanik sabbionaia 砂場 모래상자 zandbak sandtak piaskownica caixa de areia песочница sandlåda หลุมทราย kum havuzu đống cát cho trẻ con chơi 沙坑
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Buy a covered sandpit so you can close the lid at night to stop next door's cat using it as a toilet.
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With a large sandpit, including free buckets and spades, and deck chairs for mums and dads, as well as a variety of specially-organised events like donkey rides and free Pacitto's ice cream giveaways, Wellington Square has been a hub of activity.
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Buy a covered sandpit so you can close the lid at night and avoid next door's cat using it as a toilet.
On Wednesday at dawn, they left home, walked down to the sandpit, and Edgar watched fascinated as his father picked up a shovel and began to dig out the sand that would be sold to local construction companies.
That in itself would be a significant achievement, but as the sandpit progressed the researchers found that jointly they had the knowledge to achieve much more.