Sand bag


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A bag filled with sand or earth, used for various purposes, as in fortification, for ballast, etc.
A long bag filled with sand, used as a club by assassins.

See also: Sand, Sand

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About the only thing that had not been demolished was a machine gun which had been protected by sand bags.
Vernon Parish Sheriffs Department was awarded $17,686 for sand bag operations, monitoring roads and bridges and organizing evacuation routes.
Some problems in the logistics caused several difficulties in getting each 20-30kg sand bag down onto the beach, but 7.
A DRUNK driver who tried to get away from the police ended up beaching his car - on top of a builder's sand bag at the side of the road.
On Sunday, the sand bag boundary was completely submerged with the red flag as the only clue to identify the spot.
This can be accomplished with a sand bag under the forearm and a sand bag under the buttstock, if the rear bag can be "molded" to position the gun.
Typically, sand bag trench breakers are erected to prevent soil erosion in mountain areas.
Once secured to the forearm, the Asset can be used at the range in conjunction with a standard 3 1/2 inch sand bag, or any reasonable sand bag for that matter.
Air Force aircraft dropped a sand bag in a civilian area near the city of Machida, western Tokyo, during a drill Wednesday, the Defense Facilities Administration Agency said Friday.
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However, by the time the CBI team and the forensic experts reached the spot, the water had crossed the sand bag barricading and despite futile attempts, the CBI stopped its operation in the evening.
This emergency sand bag project is a community service sponsored by HomeBase Inc.