building sand

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English-Spanish architecture and construction dictionary. 2013.

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  • Sand art — may refer to:*Sand art and play, for example building sand castles * Sand mandalas, Buddhist sand paintings *Sand animation, a style of live performance art, and also to a type of animation *Sand bottles, where differing colors of sand are… …   Wikipedia

  • Sand mining — is a practice that is becoming an ecological problem as the demand for sand increases in industry and construction. Sand is mined from beaches and inland dunes and dredged from ocean beds and river beds. It is often used in manufacturing as an… …   Wikipedia

  • Sand casting — Sand casting, also known as sand molded casting, is a metal casting process characterized by using sand as the mold material. It is relatively cheap and sufficiently refractory even for steel foundry use. A suitable bonding agent (usually clay)… …   Wikipedia

  • Sand dune ecology — describes the biological and physico chemical interactions that are a characteristic of sand dunes.Sand dunes provide a range of habitats for a range of unusual, interesting and characteristic plants that can cope with disturbed habitats. In the… …   Wikipedia

  • sand-floated — /sand floh tid/, adj. Building Trades. noting an exterior wall finish composed of mortar rubbed with sand and floated when it has partly set. * * * …   Universalium

  • sand-sprayed — /sand sprayd /, adj. Building Trades. noting an exterior wall finish composed of mortar to which is added a mixture of sand and cement in equal parts while the mortar is still wet. * * * …   Universalium

  • sand-floated — /sand floh tid/, adj. Building Trades. noting an exterior wall finish composed of mortar rubbed with sand and floated when it has partly set …   Useful english dictionary

  • sand-sprayed — /sand sprayd /, adj. Building Trades. noting an exterior wall finish composed of mortar to which is added a mixture of sand and cement in equal parts while the mortar is still wet …   Useful english dictionary

  • sand pile — Building Trades. a base for a footing in soft soil, made by compacting sand in a cavity left by a wooden pile. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

  • building construction — Techniques and industry involved in the assembly and erection of structures. Early humans built primarily for shelter, using simple methods. Building materials came from the land, and fabrication was dictated by the limits of the materials and… …   Universalium

  • Sand art and play — A sand castle is a type of sand sculpture resembling a miniature building, often a castle. The two basic building ingredients, sand and water, available in abundance on a sandy beach, so most sand play takes place there, or in a sandpit. Tidal… …   Wikipedia

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