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sand·blast

 (sănd′blăst′)
n.
1.
a. A blast of air or steam carrying sand at high velocity to etch glass or to clean stone or metal surfaces.
b. A machine used to apply such a blast.
2. A strong wind carrying sand along.
tr.v. sand·blast·ed, sand·blast·ing, sand·blasts
To apply a sandblast to (a building, for example).

sand′blast′er n.

sandblast

(ˈsændˌblɑːst)
n
(Mechanical Engineering) a jet of sand or grit blown from a nozzle under air, water, or steam pressure
vb (tr)
(Mechanical Engineering) to clean, grind, or decorate (a surface) with a sandblast
ˈsandˌblaster n

sand•blast

(ˈsændˌblæst, -ˌblɑst)

n.
1. a blast of air or steam laden with sand, used to clean, grind, cut, or decorate hard surfaces.
v.t.
2. to clean, smooth, etc., with a sandblast.
[1870–75]
sand′blast`er, n.

sandblast


Past participle: sandblasted
Gerund: sandblasting

Imperative
sandblast
sandblast
Present
I sandblast
you sandblast
he/she/it sandblasts
we sandblast
you sandblast
they sandblast
Preterite
I sandblasted
you sandblasted
he/she/it sandblasted
we sandblasted
you sandblasted
they sandblasted
Present Continuous
I am sandblasting
you are sandblasting
he/she/it is sandblasting
we are sandblasting
you are sandblasting
they are sandblasting
Present Perfect
I have sandblasted
you have sandblasted
he/she/it has sandblasted
we have sandblasted
you have sandblasted
they have sandblasted
Past Continuous
I was sandblasting
you were sandblasting
he/she/it was sandblasting
we were sandblasting
you were sandblasting
they were sandblasting
Past Perfect
I had sandblasted
you had sandblasted
he/she/it had sandblasted
we had sandblasted
you had sandblasted
they had sandblasted
Future
I will sandblast
you will sandblast
he/she/it will sandblast
we will sandblast
you will sandblast
they will sandblast
Future Perfect
I will have sandblasted
you will have sandblasted
he/she/it will have sandblasted
we will have sandblasted
you will have sandblasted
they will have sandblasted
Future Continuous
I will be sandblasting
you will be sandblasting
he/she/it will be sandblasting
we will be sandblasting
you will be sandblasting
they will be sandblasting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been sandblasting
you have been sandblasting
he/she/it has been sandblasting
we have been sandblasting
you have been sandblasting
they have been sandblasting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been sandblasting
you will have been sandblasting
he/she/it will have been sandblasting
we will have been sandblasting
you will have been sandblasting
they will have been sandblasting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been sandblasting
you had been sandblasting
he/she/it had been sandblasting
we had been sandblasting
you had been sandblasting
they had been sandblasting
Conditional
I would sandblast
you would sandblast
he/she/it would sandblast
we would sandblast
you would sandblast
they would sandblast
Past Conditional
I would have sandblasted
you would have sandblasted
he/she/it would have sandblasted
we would have sandblasted
you would have sandblasted
they would have sandblasted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sandblast - a blast of wind laden with sand
gust, blast, blow - a strong current of air; "the tree was bent almost double by the gust"
Verb1.sandblast - grind with a sandblast; "sandblast the facade of the building"
smooth, smoothen - make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing; "smooth the surface of the wood"
Translations

sandblast

[ˈsændblɑːst] VT [+ building] → limpiar con chorro de arena

sandblast

[ˈsændblɑːst] vtdécaper à la sableuse, sabler

sandblast

[ˈsændˌblɑːst] vtsabbiare
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