sandpaper

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sand +‎ paper

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sandpaper ‎(usually uncountable, plural sandpapers)

  1. A strong paper coated with sand or other abrasive material for smoothing and polishing.
  2. A sheet of such paper.

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sandpaper ‎(third-person singular simple present sandpapers, present participle sandpapering, simple past and past participle sandpapered)

  1. (transitive) To polish or grind (a surface) with or as if with sandpaper.

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