noun see sandy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Sandiness — Sand i*ness, n. The quality or state of being sandy, or of being of a sandy color. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sandiness — [san′dē nis] n. a sandy state or quality * * * See sandy. * * * …   Universalium

  • sandiness — [san′dē nis] n. a sandy state or quality …   English World dictionary

  • sandiness — noun The property of containing or resembling sand. The sandiness of the soil here causes the water to train off well …   Wiktionary

  • sandiness — sandy ► ADJECTIVE (sandier, sandiest) 1) covered in or consisting of sand. 2) light yellowish brown. DERIVATIVES sandiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • sandiness — n. grittiness, graininess; state of being covered with sand; quality of having the color of sand; instability, unsteadiness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sandiness — sand·i·ness …   English syllables

  • sandiness — noun a texture resembling that of sand • Derivationally related forms: ↑sandy • Hypernyms: ↑coarseness, ↑graininess, ↑granularity …   Useful english dictionary

  • sandy — sandiness, n. /san dee/, adj., sandier, sandiest. 1. of the nature of or consisting of sand. 2. containing or covered with sand. 3. of a yellowish red color: sandy hair. 4. having hair of a sandy color. 5. shifting or unstable, like sand. [bef.… …   Universalium

  • Pulverulence — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Pulverulence >N =>(State of powder.) GRP: N State of powder. Sgm: N State of powder. powderiness powderiness pulverulence Sgm: N State of powder. sandiness sandiness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N State of powder.… …   English dictionary for students

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