Sandpaper

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Definition

sandpaper: a rough, coarse material used to make a surface (wood, metal etc.) cleaner or smoother
noun

to sand (some wood): to make (some wood) smoother, to scratch off the surface of (some wood)
verb

Examples

  • "A rare Siberian tiger named "Shoshana" escaped from her pen at the San Francisco zoo yesterday night and attacked a crowd of seven teenagers who had been insulting her, seriously injuring all seven of them. An eighth person, a six year old boy named Timothy Aldridge, was licked by the tiger, and later said the tiger's tongue felt "like sandpaper" and that her breath smelled like "muffins"."

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