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A portion of a sail rolled and tied down to lessen the area exposed to the wind.
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  1. A portion of a sail rolled and tied down to lessen the area exposed to the wind.
  2. (Mining) A bed or vein of ore; lode
  3. A line or ridge of rock, coral, or sand lying at or near the surface of the water
  1. Sandbar
  2. A large mass of sand, as on a hillside
  3. A ridge of sand forming a mound, shoal, or hillside.
A fish, the rudd.
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  1. A fish, the rudd.
  2. A shallow place in a body of water; shoal
  3. A shallow portion of an otherwise deep body of water.
A place of safekeeping or storage:
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  1. A place of safekeeping or storage:
  2. A supply or stock for future or emergency use:
  3. A piled-up mass, as of snow or clouds; a heap:
(Heraldry) A pair of horizontal parallel lines drawn across a shield.
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  1. (Heraldry) A pair of horizontal parallel lines drawn across a shield.
  2. (Music) A vertical line across a staff, dividing it into measures
  3. A ridgelike mound of sand, gravel or silt formed within a stream, along its banks, or at its mouth. Bars form where the stream's current slows down, causing sediment to be deposited.
Coastal wetlands that form when mud is deposited by the tides or rivers, sea, and oceans.
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  1. Coastal wetlands that form when mud is deposited by the tides or rivers, sea, and oceans.
A fish, the rudd.
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  1. A fish, the rudd.
  2. A shallow place in a body of water; shoal
  3. A shallow portion of an otherwise deep body of water.
Concerned mainly with superficial matters.
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  1. Concerned mainly with superficial matters.
  2. Extending not far downward.
  3. Marked by insufficient inhalation of air; weak:

Synonym Study

  • Bar applies to a submerged ridge of sand, etc. silted up along a shore or river and often hindering navigation
  • A reef is a ridge of rock, coral, etc. lying at or very close to the surface of the sea, just offshore
  • Bank , in this connection, applies to a shallow place, formed by an elevated shelf of ground, that is deep enough to be safely navigated by lighter vessels
  • Shoal applies to any place in a sea, river, etc. where the water is shallow and difficult to navigate
Find another word for shoal. In this page you can discover 15 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for shoal, like: reef, sandbank, sand-bar, shallow, , underwater knoll, bank, bar, mudflat, reef and shore.