Sentence Examples


  • Grounding: A ship that runs aground in a shallow port or while passing close to land is usually able to free itself without much delay or damage.
  • A boat with a keel that sits low in the water can smoothly sail through some bodies of water but will quickly run aground in others.
  • Shortly after the dynamite disaster a schooner, named Parallel, ran aground, and the north wing of the Cliff House was destroyed.
  • The ship was eventually discovered run aground at Diamond Shoals, North Carolina.
  • His ship, the "Philadelphia," ran aground on the Tunisian coast, and he was for a time imprisoned.