Shoal

a social group consisting of individuals of the same species that are not always similar in size, that are not equal in social status, and that do not move in a highly coordinated fashion.
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Shoal

(1) (noun) A detached area of any material except rock or coral. The DEPTHS over it are a danger to surface navigation. Similar continental or insular shelf features of greater DEPTHS are usually termed BANKS. (2) (verb) To become shallow gradually. (3) To cause to become shallow. (4) To proceed from a greater to a lesser DEPTH of water.
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shoal

[n] - a sandbank in a stretch of water that is visible at low tide 2. [n] - a stretch of shallow water
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Shoal

Shoal noun [ Anglo-Saxon scolu , sceolu , a company, multitude, crowd, akin to Old Saxon skola ; probably originally, a division, and akin to Icelandic skilja to part, divide. See Skill , and confer School . of fishes.] A great multitude assembled; a crowd; a ...
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Shoal

Shoal intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Shoaled ; present participle & verbal noun Shoaling .] To assemble in a multitude; to throng; as, the fishes shoaled about the place. Chapman.
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Shoal

Shoal adjective [ Confer Shallow ; or confer German scholle a clod, glebe, Old High German scollo , scolla , probably akin to English shoal a multitude.] Having little depth; shallow; as, shoal water.
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Shoal

Shoal transitive verb To cause to become more shallow; to come to a more shallow part of; as, a ship shoals her water by advancing into that which is less deep. Marryat.
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shoal

A great multitude assembled; a crowd; a throng; said especially of fish; as, a shoal of bass. 'Great shoals of people.' 'Beneath, a shoal of silver fishes glides.' (Waller) ... Origin: AS. Scolu, sceolu, a company, multitude, crowd, akin to OS. Skola; probably originally, a division, and akin to Icel. Skilja to part, divide. See Skill, and cf. Scho...
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shoal

noun a stretch of shallow water
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Shoal

• (n.) A sandbank or bar which makes the water shoal. • (n.) A great multitude assembled; a crowd; a throng; -- said especially of fish; as, a shoal of bass. • (a.) Having little depth; shallow; as, shoal water. • (v. i.) To assemble in a multitude; to throng; as, the fishes shoaled about the place. • (n.) A place where the...
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shoal

accumulation of sediment in a river channel or on a continental shelf that is potentially dangerous to ships. On the continental shelf it is ... [3 related articles]
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Shoal

A group of fish loosely gathered together but with variable distance between individuals and moving in various directions and/or oriented in various positions. Fish that shoal together will often school when on the move or in response to a threat.
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Shoal

Shallow water that is a hazard to navigation.
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Shoal

a shallow location, such as over a sandbank, often home to large numbers of schooling fish. These schools of fish are sometimes called shoals themselves.
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Shoal

Shoal is the collective noun for a group of fish.
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shoal

Shallow
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shoal

a shallow area, often an underwater sandbar; sometimes also refers to an island or group of islands
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Shoal

Shallow water that is a hazard to navigation.
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Shoal

Shallow areas of water.
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Shoal

A shoal, sandbank, sandbar (or just bar in context), or gravelbar, is a characteristically linear landform completely within or extending into a body of water. It is typically composed of sand, silt, and/or small pebbles. A spit—sandspit is a type of shoal. Shoals are characteristically long and narrow (linear) and develop where a stream, river,...
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Shoal

Shallow water that is a hazard to navigation.
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Shoal

or sandbar is a somewhat linear landform within or extending into a body of water, typically composed of sand, silt or small pebbles. Bars can appear in the sea, in a lake, or in a river.
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shoal

A group of sandbanks.
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shoal

Shallow
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shoal

A submerged ridge, bank, or bar.
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