Flexible sandstone(Min.), the finer- grained variety of itacolumite, which on account of the scales of mica in the lamination is quite flexible.Red sandstone, a name given to two extensive series of British rocks in which red sandstones predominate, one below, and the other above, the coal measures. These were formerly known as the Old and the New Red Sandstone respectively, and the former name is still retained for the group preceding the Coal and referred to the Devonian age, but the term New Red Sandstone is now little used, some of the strata being regarded as Permian and the remained as Triassic. See the Chart of Geology.

(Sand"wich) n. [Named from the Earl of Sandwich.] Two pieces of bread and butter with a thin slice of meat, cheese, or the like, between them.

(Sand"wich), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sandwiched ; p. pr. & vb. n. Sandwiching.] To make into a sandwich; also, figuratively, to insert between portions of something dissimilar; to form of alternate parts or things, or alternating layers of a different nature; to interlard.

(Sand"worm`) n. (Zoöl.) (a) Any one of numerous species of annelids which burrow in the sand of the seashore. (b) Any species of annelids of the genus Sabellaria. They construct firm tubes of agglutinated sand on rocks and shells, and are sometimes destructive to oysters. (c) The chigoe, a species of flea.

(Sand"wort`) n. (Bot.) Any plant of the genus Arenaria, low, tufted herbs (order Caryophyllaceæ.)

(Sand"y) a. [Compar. Sandier ; superl. Sandiest.] [AS. sandig.]

1. Consisting of, abounding with, or resembling, sand; full of sand; covered or sprinkled with sand; as, a sandy desert, road, or soil.

2. Of the color of sand; of a light yellowish red color; as, sandy hair.

(||San"dyx) n. [L.] See Sandix.

(Sane) a. [L. sanus; cf. Gr. safe, sound. Cf. Sound, a.]

1. Being in a healthy condition; not deranged; acting rationally; — said of the mind.

2. Mentally sound; possessing a rational mind; having the mental faculties in such condition as to be able to anticipate and judge of the effect of one's actions in an ordinary maner; — said of persons.

Syn. — Sound; healthy; underanged; unbroken.

(Sane"ness), n. The state of being sane; sanity.

(Sang) imp. of Sing.

(||San"ga San"gu) , n. (Zoöl.) The Abyssinian ox noted for the great length of its horns. It has a hump on its back.

(San`ga*ree") n. [Sp. sangria, lit., bleeding, from sangre, blood, L. sanguis.] Wine and water sweetened and spiced, — a favorite West Indian drink.

(||Sang`-froid") n. [F., cold blood.] Freedom from agitation or excitement of mind; coolness in trying circumstances; indifference; calmness. Burke.

Different names are applied to the various kinds of sandstone according to their composition; as, granitic, argillaceous, micaceous, etc.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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