Definitions

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  • noun a pile of sand
  • noun mathematics ,(computing) any of several models in which a series of connected nodes interact with their neighbours according to fixed rules

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

  • noun a plaything consisting of a pile of sand or a box filled with sand for children to play in

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Examples

  • In reality, however, they're pursuing a different agenda: transforming this former sandpile into a shoppers 'and sun worshippers' paradise.

    Letter From Dubai

  • There was, of course, more than a grain of truth in everything I said, but those grains, no matter how numerous, need not have become the sandpile that crushed the life out of love.

    A Gloom of One's Own

  • Her father takes Claire to practice in the Mexican Catholic cemetery, a ratty sandpile decorated with faded plastic flowers and clacking pinwheels, colorful santos and candles, a place her father calls the boneyard.

    Some Fun

  • Her father takes Claire to practice in the Mexican Catholic cemetery, a ratty sandpile decorated with faded plastic flowers and clacking pinwheels, colorful santos and candles, a place her father calls the boneyard.

    Some Fun

  • Gornick, Vivian, sandpile of regret and, 173 — 174

    Proper-Name Index

  • There was, of course, more than a grain of truth in everything I said, but those grains, no matter how numerous, need not have become the sandpile that crushed the life out of love.

    A Gloom of One's Own

  • There was, of course, more than a grain of truth in everything I said, but those grains, no matter how numerous, need not have become the sandpile that crushed the life out of love.

    A Gloom of One's Own

  • Her father takes Claire to practice in the Mexican Catholic cemetery, a ratty sandpile decorated with faded plastic flowers and clacking pinwheels, colorful santos and candles, a place her father calls the boneyard.

    Some Fun

  • Gornick, Vivian, sandpile of regret and, 173 — 174

    Proper-Name Index

  • Gornick, Vivian, sandpile of regret and, 173 — 174

    Proper-Name Index

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