sand belt


sand belt
noun
: a belt surfaced with an abrasive usually for grinding or polishing

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sand belt,
1. a belt coated with sand or other abrasives, used in wood-polishing, surfacing, and finishing machines.
2. an arid ridge of sand, often extending many miles.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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