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  • adj. Not sanded (abraded or cleaned).

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

  • adj. used of wood and furniture


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  • It's an intriguing puzzle box of a novel with a few edges left unsanded.

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  • The struts and beams are rough, unsanded, like parts of a barn.


  • The unsanded grout should be fine on smaller pieces of work and is easier to apply.

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  • Buy a quart of flat black paint or any other color that you like and add 2 tablespoons of unsanded tile grout per cup of paint.

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  • Liesl Schillinger on another collection of short stories, The Heyday of the Insensitive Bastards by Robert Boswell: Boswell inlays smooth, polished judgments into unsanded models of working-class and middle-class lives, setting off aspects of the characters' makeup that they could not or would not reveal themselves ...

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  • Venice's tourist organization, La Azienda Di Promozione Turistica, publishes an interesting quarterly magazine called Leo, which, rather than the usual species of unsanded commerical boosterism one might expect from a tourist board publication, can be smart and surprising.

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  • She thought of the furniture at home, crude, unsanded and unstained pieces her father had made.

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  • Wallpaper was steamed off and never replaced, carpet pulled up but the battered oak floors remained unsanded and unsealed.

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  • Rough plaster walls, uneven red paver tiles underfoot, and exposed timbers over their heads placed them solidly in the Southwest idiom of architecture, even without the bright rug on one wall and a collection of Indian pottery arranged on a shaky-looking table, little more than lashed-together branches topped by unsanded planks.

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  • A moment later the car was doing the same, and he found himself moving laterally in a beautiful skid across an unsanded slick patch on the highway.

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