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sandpaper

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noun sand·pa·per \-ˌpā-pər\

Simple Definition of sandpaper

  • : stiff paper that has a rough surface on one side and that is rubbed against something (such as a piece of wood) to make it smooth

Full Definition of sandpaper

  1. :  paper covered on one side with abrasive material (as sand) glued fast and used for smoothing and polishing

sand·pa·pery play \-p(ə-)rē\ adjective

1755

First Known Use of sandpaper

1755


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sandpaper

transitive verb sand·pa·per

Simple Definition of sandpaper

  • : to make (something) smooth by rubbing it with sandpaper

Full Definition of sandpaper

  1. :  to rub with or as if with sandpaper

1846

First Known Use of sandpaper

1846



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