Definition of Sandpile

1. Noun. A plaything consisting of a pile of sand or a box filled with sand for children to play in.

Exact synonyms: Sandbox, Sandpit
Generic synonyms: Plaything, Toy
Language type: Britain



Definition of Sandpile

1. Noun. a pile of sand ¹

2. Noun. (mathematics) ,(computing) any of several models in which a series of connected nodes interact with their neighbours according to fixed rules ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sandpile

1. a pile of sand [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sandpile

sandpainting
sandpaintings
sandpaper
sandpaper disks
sandpaper gallbladder
sandpapered
sandpaperer
sandpaperers
sandpapering
sandpaperish
sandpaperlike
sandpapers
sandpapery
sandpeep
sandpeeps
sandpile (current term)
sandpiles
sandpiper
sandpipers
sandpit
sandpits
sandpump
sandpumps
sandre
sands
sands of time
sandscape
sandscapes
sandshoe
sandshoe crusher

Literary usage of Sandpile

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. What Disaster Response Management Can Learn from Chaos Theory: Conference edited by Gus A. Koehler (1997)
"Bak and Chen used the classic analogy of the sandpile to describe self organization. The sandpile, created by the slow, steady accretion of sand, ..."

2. The Child; His Thinking, Feeling, and Doing by Amy Eliza Tanner (1915)
"The classical example of the social value of play at its best is given in the "Story of a sandpile." The story began when two boys, three and five "story of ..."

3. A Mind AT Work: We are Our Questionsby Mercedes Vilanova, Mihai Nadin, Frederic Chordá by Mercedes Vilanova, Mihai Nadin, Frederic Chordá (2003)
"Behind the sandpile, her husband sat cross- legged, like a sultan. He grabbed a fistful of sand, raised his hand, and let the sand run from between his ..."

4. What Disaster Response Management Can Learn from Chaos Theory: Conference edited by Gus A. Koehler (1997)
"Bak and Chen used the classic analogy of the sandpile to describe self organization. The sandpile, created by the slow, steady accretion of sand, ..."

5. The Child; His Thinking, Feeling, and Doing by Amy Eliza Tanner (1915)
"The classical example of the social value of play at its best is given in the "Story of a sandpile." The story began when two boys, three and five "story of ..."

6. A Mind AT Work: We are Our Questionsby Mercedes Vilanova, Mihai Nadin, Frederic Chordá by Mercedes Vilanova, Mihai Nadin, Frederic Chordá (2003)
"Behind the sandpile, her husband sat cross- legged, like a sultan. He grabbed a fistful of sand, raised his hand, and let the sand run from between his ..."

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