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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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It was while waiting at the centre that a nurse who knew their mum told Ruth to hide in the sandpit to escape being rounded up.
20 in the sandpit of an Australian school yard, raising questions over where they came from, and with some experts believing (http://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/parenting/school-life/volunteers-discover-43-brown-snake-eggs-in-school-sandpit/news-story/34ca01dd885a0a1a111baacff1603dd9) they may have originated from a highly venomous brown snake.
They discussed the development of coastal area and also decided to commence reconstruction work on sandpit road, said a statement issued here.
Tyrone Hughes, a post-16 education officer with the Western Bay Youth Justice Service, said Y Bont initially approached the Building Skills programme, which gives young people in the youth justice system the chance to learn new skills and increase their self confi-dence, to ask if they could repair their rotting sandpit.
After Mr Palmer's body was found in his house in Sandpit Lane, South Weald, police did not initially treat the death of the notorious criminal as suspicious, blaming complications from a recent operation.
AN "industry sandpit" event in the region has sparked a new university partnership which aims to make electric vehicles (EVs) more affordable to a mass market.
A CALDERDALE park now has the biggest sandpit in Yorkshire ...
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.
Researchers from WMG and Newcastle, Birmingham, Cranfield and Edinburgh Universities used a "sandpit" session to share technologies and skills to come up with an innovative multidisciplinary research project that could help solve major technological and environmental challenges.
Last year their dedicated token collecting won them PS190 for an outdoor sandpit.
Children at Ysgol Corn Hir in Llangefni were involved in designing, planning and then transforming part of the grounds into a learning zone with a sandpit and outdoor classroom.