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sandpit

[′san‚pit]
(civil engineering)
An excavation dug in sand, especially as a source of sand for construction materials.
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They said mummy and daddy brown snakes were probably slithering around the nature reserve behind the sand pit, and took the eggs away.
Families enjoying the giant sand pit in Wrexham town centre yesterday
MOHMAND AGENCY -- One labour died and two were injured when landmine exploded in sand pit in the area of Prang Ghar on Wednesday.
AN UNEVEN sand pit for the long jump event, no wind gauges in use and no electronic timing equipment for some of the events -- these are just a few of the technical issues that have come up during the Railway Athletics meet here.
BARRE - A Hubbardston man who police said was the only person over 21 years old at an underage drinking party in a local sand pit last weekend is being held in lieu of $1,000 bail after being arraigned in Western Worcester District Court on 19 charges Monday.
The rover had parked at a sand pit late last week, where it was to scoop up soil in order to clean and test its geological sampling hardware.
A 19-year-old Korean student died on Wednesday after a sand pit he dug with friends collapsed on him at Oxnard Beach, Southern California, reported the (http://www.
Outside the fun field area is packed with "have-ago" activities including pedal go-karts, jumping pillow, sand pit, mini assault course and more.
The Chittenden Solid Waste District (Chittenden) filed a petition to condemn HS&G's sand pit for use as a landfill.
Last week they even had a landing in a sand pit in a shed outside Moscow.
Apparently, the Clarets intend to build a giant, longjump friendly sand pit near the dugout, although I doubt plans to fire guns into the air to signal kick-off will go down too well with security.
He had a kind of lane, like a sand pit, where you could bury objects and practise detecting them.