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Word of the day for May 25
sand boil n
  1. (geology) An eruption of water through a bed of sand due, for instance, to seismic activity, or to differences in water pressure on two sides of a levee which causes water to penetrate beneath the levee.
  2. (pathology, rare) A boil which forms when sand particles enter and irritate the skin.

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