Pronunciation: (sand'blast", -bläst"), [key]
1. a blast of air or steam laden with sand, used to clean, grind, cut, or decorate hard surfaces, as of glass, stone, or metal.
2. the apparatus used to apply such a blast.
to clean, smooth, etc., with a sandblast.
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