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Another word for shoal

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Noun
  1. A shallow part of a body of water

      1. Measuring little from bottom to top or surface; lacking physical depth.
      2. Lacking depth of intellect, emotion, or knowledge:
      3. Marked by insufficient inhalation of air; weak:
    See also:

    surface

Adjective
  1. Measuring little from bottom to top or surface

      1. Measuring little from bottom to top or surface; lacking physical depth.
      2. Lacking depth of intellect, emotion, or knowledge:
      3. Marked by insufficient inhalation of air; weak:
    See also:

    surface

Another word for shoal

Noun

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