sand|blast

sand|blast
sand|blast «SAND BLAST, -BLAHST», noun, verb.
–n.
1. a blast of air or steam containing sand, used to clean, grind, cut, or decorate hard surfaces, such as glass, stone, or metal.
2. the apparatus used to apply such a blast. A sandblast is often used in cleaning the outside of buildings faced with stone.
–v.t., v.i.
to use a sandblast on; clean, grind, cut, or decorate by a sandblast: »

The accumulated grime was removed by sandblasting (New York Times).


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