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sandblast

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noun sand·blast \-ˌblast\

Definition of sandblast

  1. :  a stream of sand projected by compressed air (as for engraving, cutting, or cleaning glass or stone)




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sandblast

transitive verb sand·blast

Simple Definition of sandblast

  • : to clean, polish, or decorate the surface of (something) by spraying sand on it with a powerful machine

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of sandblast

  1. :  to affect or treat with or as if with a sandblast

sandblaster noun

1888

First Known Use of sandblast

1888


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