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shoal



Pronunciation: (shōl), [key]
n.
1. a place where a sea, river, or other body of water is shallow.
2. a sandbank or sand bar in the bed of a body of water, esp. one that is exposed above the surface of the water at low tide.

adj.
of little depth, as water; shallow.

v.i.
to become shallow or more shallow.

v.t.
1. to cause to become shallow.
2. Naut.to sail so as to lessen the depth of (the water under a vessel).

shoal



Pronunciation: (shōl), [key]
n.
1. any large number of persons or things.
2. a school of fish.

v.i.
to collect in a shoal; throng.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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