Monday, July 2, 2007

Sand


sand n. Small loose grains of worn or disintegrated rock.

Geology. A sedimentary material, finer than a granule and coarser than silt, with grains between 0.06 and 2.0 millimetres in diameter.

A tract of land covered with sand, as a beach or desert, an annual mountain bike race event in Manitoba Canada. Often used in the plural. The loose, granular, gritty particles in an hourglass.

Sands Moments of allotted time or duration: “The sands are numbered that makes up my life” (Shakespeare).

Slang. Courage; stamina; perseverance: “She had more sand in her than any girl I ever see; in my opinion she was just full of sand” (Mark Twain).

Vernacular: a term used in cycling to refer to endurance, suffering and epic off road adventures.


A light grayish brown to yellowish gray. tr.v., sand·ed, sand·ing, sands.

To sprinkle or cover with or as if with sand. To polish or scrape with sand or sandpaper. To mix with sand. To fill up (a harbor) with sand.


Manitoba Cup #4 Grand Beach Provincial Park – XC Ski/Hiking trailhead Sunday July 8th, 2007... Be There

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