Noun(1) a sandbank in a stretch of water that is visible at low tide(2) a stretch of shallow water(3) a large group of fish
Verb(1) make shallow(2) become shallow
(1) Grayling are starting to shoal on the rivers Eden and Wharfe with the rise in water levels and drop in water temperature after the rain.(2) Expect beautiful visibility and a spiralling shoal of barracuda.(3) Soon we were speeding across the near-shore shoal , a shallow boneyard of rocks and coral heads.(4) In 1865, the Committee on Roads and Jetties raised funds for the filling and leveling of the shoal near the waterways junction.(5) A large shoal of pollack can often be seen swimming above the engine.(6) An enormous shoal of mackerel were swimming overhead.(7) At the initial mapping, a 400 m baseline, delineating the deepest edge of the shoal , was established and marked with permanent metal stakes.(8) For example, your DGPS can conceivably place you within 30 feet of a shoal , but the chart image loaded in the plotter could be one in which that area has not been resurveyed for decades.(9) The displacement and ballast of shoal draft boats are 100 lb greater than the standard draft versions to compensate for the higher center of gravity of the ballast.(10) Water hisses on the shoal at the point, slaps, recalls the shipwrecks that dot these shores as surely as towns dot the map.(11) All the same we took about thirty fish from the shoal before they became too cross with us to feed on.(12) In the end I found a whole shoal of them in the sports section.(13) Over Easter this year an enormous shoal of grey mullet was swirling round for at least a week.(14) Two of the four ships managed to escape while the two others sought shelter in a shallow area of the shoal .(15) The ship deployed her mooring legs in a precision anchoring evolution less than 1,200 yards from shoal water.(16) Churches of all sizes and shapes can run aground on this shoal .
1. sandbank ::
2. bank ::
3. mudbank ::
4. bar ::
5. sandbar ::
6. shelf ::
7. cay ::
8. key ::
9. shallow ::
Different Formsshoal, shoaled, shoaling, shoals
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