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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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A good use of leisure time is crucial to a sense of wellbeing for all residents, so the Sand Banks team works hard to provide a wide range of activities tailored to ensure residents continue to enjoy their hobbies and interests within the home.
It's going to throw you up against rocks and sand banks, but in the end things will end up OK.
Twenty Chinese people died when they were stranded on sand banks by incoming tides on February 6.
Bring some wellingtons to explore inter-tidal lagoons, sand banks, reefs, boulder fields and tidal flats.
The Akita Prefecture is promoting the idea of using old tires to build sand banks officials say would save cost and enhance durability.
A number of Spanish ships laden with gold and silver from mines in Central America are believed to have foundered off the Pedro Cays, a group of sand banks in fish-rich waters off Jamaica's south coast in the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries.
Construction work is set to start at the end of the summer when concrete "stilts" will be sunk into sand banks three feet below sea level.
The 77-bed Sand Banks Care Centre will provide residential care, dementia and nursing services on the site of the former Stead Memorial Hospital, which opened in 1929 but was closed in 2010 and demolished two years later.
It's vital to be aware of the time of the tides and how long it is safe to visit the sand banks before returning to shore.
Scope of work: The cutter suction dredger will perform continuous maintenance dredging on the river, where sand banks keep menacing the navigability.
I relayed many stories to him of me cycling on weekends, from my Riverside home, with friends to spend time on the cliffs, beach and sand banks at the same said "Bare Bum Bay" you pictured on Wednesday (Viewpoints, August 26).
After school and work for my father, the journey to the sand banks and the beach was but a short car ride away.
Hoylake's Tractor Bravo was already out responding to a call about a group of suspected illegal cockle pickers using quad bikes on sand banks near Red Rocks.
They provide a simple yet effective and safe way of viewing marine charting and uses 'Fish-eye' view to avoid sand banks.