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Another word for reef

      1. A horizontal projection forming a narrow shelf on a wall.
      2. A cut or projection forming a shelf on a cliff or rock wall.
      3. An underwater ridge or rock shelf.
      1. An island or chain of islets connected by a coral reef that nearly or entirely encloses a lagoon.
      1. An erosion-resistant marine ridge or mound consisting chiefly of compacted coral together with algal material and biochemically deposited magnesium and calcium carbonates.
      1. The shore of a body of water, especially when sandy or pebbly.
      2. The sand or pebbles on a shore.
      3. The zone above the water line at a shore of a body of water, marked by an accumulation of sand, stone, or gravel that has been deposited by the tide or waves.
      1. A piled-up mass, as of snow or clouds; a heap:
      2. A steep natural incline.
      3. An artificial embankment.
      1. Relatively hard, naturally formed mineral or petrified matter; stone.
      2. A relatively small piece or fragment of such material.
      3. A relatively large body of such material, as a cliff or peak.
      1. A relatively long, straight, rigid piece of solid material used as a fastener, support, barrier, or structural or mechanical member.
      2. A solid oblong block of a substance or combination of ingredients, such as soap or candy.
      3. Any of various flat baked confections that are typically dense and harder than cakes and served cut into rectangular pieces.
      1. A shallow place in a body of water.
      2. A sandy elevation of the bottom of a body of water, constituting a hazard to navigation; a sandbank or sandbar.
      3. To become shallow:
      1. A long narrow upper section or crest:
      2. A long, narrow, elevated section of the earth's surface, such as a chain of hills or mountains or the divide between adjacent valleys.
      3. A long mountain range on the ocean floor.