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"Sand" German translation





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Meaning: sand (grains of rock or mineral)

Der Sand am Strand ist fein und weiß.

The sand on the beach is fine and white.

Meaning: sand (material used for construction)

Der Bauarbeiter schaufelt den Sand in den Betonmischer.

The construction worker shovels the sand into the concrete mixer.

Meaning: sand (a color resembling that of sand)

Die Wände sind in einem warmen Sandton gestrichen.

The walls are painted in a warm sandy color.

Meaning: sand (to smooth or polish with sandpaper)

Er muss das Holz vor dem Lackieren noch einmal abschleifen und sanden.

He needs to sand and smooth the wood before painting it.

Meaning: sand (a person's name)

Sand ist ein häufiger Nachname in Deutschland.

Sand is a common last name in Germany.


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A1: Der Sand ist warm.

A1: The sand is warm.

A1: Wir spielen im Sand.

A1: We are playing in the sand.

A1: Ich mag den weißen Sand am Strand.

A1: I like the white sand on the beach.

B1: Die Kinder bauen eine Sandburg am Strand.

B1: The children are building a sandcastle on the beach.

B1: Gestern habe ich im Sand gelegen und die Sonne genossen.

B1: Yesterday, I lay in the sand and enjoyed the sun.

B2: Wenn es regnet, wird der Sand nass und klebrig.

B2: When it rains, the sand becomes wet and sticky.

C1: Der feine Sand rieselt durch meine Finger.

C1: The fine sand trickles through my fingers.

C1: Der Wind trägt den Sand über die Dünen.

C1: The wind carries the sand over the dunes.

C2: In der Wüste erstreckt sich endloser Sand bis zum Horizont.

C2: In the desert, endless sand stretches to the horizon.

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Sand is a granular material composed of finely divided rock and mineral particles. It is formed through the process of weathering and erosion, where larger rocks are broken down into smaller fragments over time. Sand can be found in various environments such as beaches, deserts, riverbeds, and dunes.

The composition of sand varies depending on its source, but it is commonly made up of quartz, feldspar, and other minerals. The size of sand particles ranges from 0.0625 mm to 2 mm in diameter, with finer sands feeling smoother and coarser sands feeling rougher to the touch.

Sand has numerous uses and applications in different industries. It is commonly used in construction for making concrete, mortar, and asphalt. Sand is also used in manufacturing glass, ceramics, and electronic components. In addition, it serves as a filtration medium for water treatment and plays a crucial role in creating habitats for various organisms in aquatic ecosystems.

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