[ UK /sˈændpe‍ɪpɐ/ ]
[ US /ˈsændˌpeɪpɝ/ ]
  1. stiff paper coated with powdered emery or sand
  1. rub with sandpaper
    sandpaper the wooden surface
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How To Use sandpaper In A Sentence

  • Rub the surface with sandpaper before painting.
  • Now, whenever I go out on the porch I remember how rusty and pitted the railings used to look and how it bothered me, and the several hours I spent sandpapering it smooth, then the three coats of brown Rustoleum I applied, and now I'm watching it get whiter and cleaner with every new layer of paint I apply. A Productive Day
  • My voice is like sandpaper, I cough up gobs of phlegm, my liver feels like a sandbag.
  • He is using your partner as divine sandpaper to take off the rough edges.
  • Wiping up sawdust, on the shop workbench, from drilling or sandpapering is easy.
  • Corion can be sanded lightly using number 800 sandpaper.
  • Worse, when her 'virtuosi' attempted the same, their intonation rubbed like sandpaper on a blister. Times, Sunday Times
  • In a lot of companies that haven't done well, there is a fear psychosis that has to be dealt with, sandpapered out of the system. To Indian Bank's 'Turnaround Man,'
  • The pine is a tender wood able to be cut and sandpapered very easily.
  • Take the burrs off the cuts with a pocket knife or sandpaper or fingernail file.
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