from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A blast of air or steam carrying sand at high velocity to etch glass or to clean stone or metal surfaces.
- n. A machine used to apply such a blast.
- n. A strong wind carrying sand along.
- transitive v. To apply a sandblast to (a building, for example).
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- v. To spray with fast moving solid grains (such as sand propelled by compressed air, although softer material like sodium bicarbonate used for delicate materials may also be so referred to). The process is used for stripping dirt, rust, paint etc. from the surface of objects.
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- n. a blast of wind laden with sand
- v. grind with a sandblast
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