Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Heavy paper coated on one side with sand or other abrasive material and used for smoothing surfaces.
  • transitive verb To rub with or as if with sandpaper.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To rub, smooth, or polish with sandpaper.
  • Hence, figuratively To make smooth or even; polish, as a literary composition.
  • noun Stout paper coated with hot glue and then sprinkled with sharp sand of different degrees of fineness.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Paper covered on one side with sand glued fast, -- used for smoothing and polishing.
  • transitive verb To smooth or polish with sandpaper.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun a strong paper coated with sand or other abrasive material for smoothing and polishing.
  • noun a sheet of such paper
  • verb transitive To polish or grind (a surface) with or as if with sandpaper.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun stiff paper coated with powdered emery or sand
  • verb rub with sandpaper

Etymologies

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sand +‎ paper

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