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Descriptor in English: Sand
Descriptor in Spanish: Arena
Descriptor in Portuguese: Areia
Descriptor in French: Sable
Entry term(s): Sands
Tree number(s): D20.721.750
G01.311.330.500
G01.311.820.750
G16.500.275.815.750
G16.500.320.500
N06.230.600.750
SP4.021.202.133.709.665.546
Scope note: A hard granular material that is a component of soil. It is composed of very small pieces (between 0.06 and 2.0 millimeters in diameter) of disintegrating rock.
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
MI microbiology
PS parasitology
ST standards
VI virology
History Note: 2020
See also the descriptors: Filtration Media DeCS
Sand Filters DeCS
Sandy Soils DeCS
DeCS UI: 59284
Descriptor UI: D000080463
Date Established: 2020/01/01
Date of Entry: 2019/07/08
Revision Date: 2019/07/05
Sand - Preferred
Concept UI M000647417
Scope note A hard granular material that is a component of soil. It is composed of very small pieces (between 0.06 and 2.0 millimeters in diameter) of disintegrating rock.
Preferred term Sand
Entry term(s) Sands



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