sand trap
noun Date: 1922 an artificial hazard on a golf course consisting of a depression containing sand

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  • Sand trap — Sand Sand, n. [AS. sand; akin to D. zand, G. sand, OHG. sant, Icel. sandr, Dan. & Sw. sand, Gr. ?.] 1. Fine particles of stone, esp. of siliceous stone, but not reduced to dust; comminuted stone in the form of loose grains, which are not coherent …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sand trap — sand′ trap n. (on a golf course) a shallow pit partly filled with sand and designed to serve as a hazard • Etymology: 1875–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • sand trap — ☆ sand trap n. a pit or trench filled with sand, serving as a hazard on a golf course …   English World dictionary

  • sand trap — noun a hazard on a golf course • Syn: ↑bunker, ↑trap • Derivationally related forms: ↑bunker (for: ↑bunker) • Hypernyms: ↑hazard …   Useful english dictionary

  • sand trap — {n.} A low place on a golf course that is filled with sand to stop the ball. * /The golfer lost four strokes trying to get the ball out of the sand trap./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • sand trap — {n.} A low place on a golf course that is filled with sand to stop the ball. * /The golfer lost four strokes trying to get the ball out of the sand trap./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • sand\ trap — noun A low place on a golf course that is filled with sand to stop the ball. The golfer lost four strokes trying to get the ball out of the sand trap …   Словарь американских идиом

  • Sand trap — A sand trap can be:*Bunker (golf), a hazard in the game of golf *Catch points, designed to stop runaway railroad cars *Run off area, designed to stop runaway race cars …   Wikipedia

  • sand trap — /ˈsænd træp/ (say sand trap) noun → bunker (def. 5) …   Australian English dictionary

  • sand trap — noun a) A sand filled hollow, on a golf course, used as a hazard; a bunker b) A basin that prevents the passage of sand etc into a drainage system …   Wiktionary

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