sandy

Definitions

  • What's the matter, Sandy
    What's the matter, Sandy
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj sandy resembling or containing or abounding in sand; or growing in sandy areas "arenaceous limestone","arenaceous grasses"
    • adj sandy of hair color; pale yellowish to yellowish brown "flaxen locks"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The tallest woman in the world is American Sandy Allen who is 7 feet 7 inches
    • Sandy Consisting of, abounding with, or resembling, sand; full of sand; covered or sprinkled with sand; as, a sandy desert, road, or soil.
    • Sandy Of the color of sand; of a light yellowish red color; as, sandy hair.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: In 1964, Sandy Koufax, Elstom Howard, Jimmy Brown, Oscar Robertson, and Cookie Gilchrist were all voted MVP from their respected (MLB, NFL, NBA) leagues. Each of them wore the number 32.
    • sandy Consisting of or containing sand; abounding in sand; covered or sprinkled with sand: as, a sandy desert or plain; a sandy road or soil.
    • sandy Resembling sand; hence, unstable; shifting; not firm or solid.
    • sandy Dry; arid; uninteresting.
    • sandy Of the color of sand; of a yellowish-red color: as, sandy hair.
    • n sandy Same as sandy laverock (which see, under laverock).
    • n sandy A Scotsman, especially a Lowlander.
    • n sandy A Tasmanian fish, Uphritis urvillii. Also called the freshwater flathead.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Sandy Koufax threw a no-hitter in four consecutive seasons between 1962-65. He's the only player to throw no-hitters in more than two straight seasons.
    • adj Sandy consisting of, or covered with, sand: loose: of the colour of sand
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. sandig,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. sand; Dut. zand, Ger. sand, Ice. sand-r.

Usage

In literature:

Sandy's name isn't Sandy at all, but Charley.
"The Call of the Beaver Patrol" by V. T. Sherman
After Sandy disappeared my husband put advertisements about him in many seashore papers.
"Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue at Christmas Tree Cove" by Laura Lee Hope
Sandy MacPherson was a new hand.
"Earth's Enigmas" by Charles G. D. Roberts
The shadow of a cloud drifted along the bare sandy stretch of the clearing.
"The Young Mountaineers" by Charles Egbert Craddock
Sandy," she panted, going close to him and holding her hands out, "Sandy, you know?
"A Son of the Hills" by Harriet T. Comstock
Then he saw that in size, color, and general appearance it was the living double of Sandy.
"The Seventh Noon" by Frederick Orin Bartlett
A gude curn wives were oot waitin' their tatties, an' they roared to Sandy to stop; but Sandy cudna.
"My Man Sandy" by J. B. Salmond
At the edge of the sandy desert, where high dunes are piled up by the wind, tamarisks and saxauls were often growing.
"From Pole to Pole" by Sven Anders Hedin
He jest go to de lead row and tell Sandy to go wid him, and start toward de woods along Bois d' Arc Creek wid Sandy follering behind.
"Slave Narratives, Oklahoma" by Various
In the hurry and scurry that ensued, Sandy escaped sadly to the square.
"Auld Licht Idylls" by J. M. Barrie
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In poetry:

It led me to the sandy shore,
We sang together, it and I—­
“The daylight comes, the dark is o’er,
The shadows fly.”
"The Letter L" by Jean Ingelow
Till starting from his sandy bed,
The wayworn wanderer looks to see
The halo of an angel's head
Shine through the tamarisk-tree.
"My Thanks," by John Greenleaf Whittier
My poor heart flutters like the sea
Now heaving on the sandy shore;
It seems to tell me you shall be
Never again near Yarrimore.
"Yarrimore" by Sir John Carr
"And on, and on, till day-light shone,
All to the beach of the sandy sea,
The figure dragg'd me by the arm,
And there it quitted me.
"The Penitent's Confession" by Anne Bannerman
For they would crown her sandy plains
With harvest's golden treasure;
But 'tis with those who rule remains
To grant the needful measure.
"Unlock The Land(an Australian Ballad)" by Anonymous Oceania
I am as one who comes to rest
by that sad, sandy, sodden shore
and looks around, and undistressed
nods his wise head, and hopes no more.
"Without Hope: [Reménytelenül]" by Attila Jozsef

In news:

Hurricane Sandy left her impact on more than just the landscape, as officials said that food for local pantries was depleted.
In the last hours of Hurricane Sandy and during the days that followed, many residents throughout Bayonne – which was almost completely without power for days – heard the sound of sirens.
Miracle in the Meadowlands amid Hurricane Sandy.
Terminal Hard Hit by Sandy.
Hurricane Sandy causes $12M of beach erosion in Vero Beach, Indian River County.
In our area, Hurricane Sandy thankfully hasn't had much lasting impact.
Sandy regains hurricane status as behemoth storm barrels toward East Coast.
As 50 million people in the storm's path await the outcome, Sandy is making its.
SANDY COHEN AP Entertainment Writer.
Hoboken blinking back to life after Sandy, but road back is long.
Red Cross to block out Hurricane Sandy at shelters across New Jersey.
The Blood Bank of Delmarva is prepping for Sandy's arrival, and asking you to roll up your sleeve.
Cuomo said he would not be surprised if the death toll from Hurricane Sandy rises as the cleanup continues.
In Atlantic City, at least one watering hole stayed dry in the onslaught of Hurricane Sandy.
American Apparel's Hurricane Sandy Sale.
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In science:

We also thank Sandi Catal´an, Janet Wood and Rob Jeffries for useful discussions.
A TiO study of the dwarf nova IP Pegasi
This is easily implemented by turning on “sandy bounda ries ” for one time step.
Playing with sandpiles
For this start with and empty table, make the boundary conditions sandy, and run until the table fills up.
Playing with sandpiles
An initially empty state is run with sandy boundaries giving an inflow as in the first image.
Playing with sandpiles
After the system with the sandy boundaries stops changing, we have the situation in the middle.
Playing with sandpiles
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