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Synonyms for shoal

a shallow part of a body of water

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measuring little from bottom to top or surface

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a sandbank in a stretch of water that is visible at low tide

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a stretch of shallow water

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a large group of fish

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make shallow

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become shallow

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The total cost for the Sannai sand bank is estimated at about 70 million yen.
On Sunday the RNLI station's hovercraft was diverted to help four people with a dog who were cut off on a sand bank near Kings Parade in New Brighton.
The fishing trawler hit a sand bank close to the shore and the migrants began to swim to shore, but those who drowned thought they had reached their final destination, reported AFP on Monday.
The best areas have been the sand bank corner and wires bank of Cocks Close.
Two men were thought to have been digging a large hole in the dunes when a sand bank dramatically gave way.
Then, as we stood atop the sand bank, the sound became louder and clearer and it was suddenly obvious the almost overwhelmingly loud cacophony was caused by thousands and thousands of gulls.
I had my bullet-proof jacket on and I hit the deck behind a sand bank.
Brian, who spent 35 years as a fisherman, got one of those calls when a ship had suddenly stranded on a sand bank outside the shore.
Chris Ruane MP says revamping Rhyl's quay could lead to maintenance jobs for local people on windfarms of its coastline The exposed sand bank (top right) and mooring buoys (centre) which makes access to Rhyl harbour wall difficult for large craft
The hotspots have been the high bank, old boat jetty and sand bank areas on Cocks Close.
SAND BANK Poppy, eight, lines her penguin pals along beach yesterday
It became stranded once again on East Winner sand bank, Hayling Island, yesterday.
Grand Cayman happens to be a place for snorkelers, for serious scuba divers and for not-so-serious puddle-splashers like myself who discover the joys of bonding with friendly stingrays on a large sand bank out at sea called Stingray City.
Yesterday, crowds of looters waited for Al Mansur to beach on a sand bank, so the serious business of stripping her bare could begin.
has become stuck on a sand bank while sailing out of a port in the state of Rio de Janeiro, port authorities said Thursday.