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shallow

sha loh

  • n  a stretch of shallow water
  • v  make shallow
    The silt shallowed the canal
  • v  become shallow
    the lake shallowed over time
  • a  lacking physical depth; having little spatial extension downward or inward from an outer surface or backward or outward from a center
    shallow water
    a shallow dish
    a shallow cut
    a shallow closet
    established a shallow beachhead
    hit the ball to shallow left field
  • a  not deep or strong; not affecting one deeply
    shallow breathing
    a night of shallow fretful sleep
    in a shallow trance
  • s  lacking depth of intellect or knowledge; concerned only with what is obvious
    shallow people
    his arguments seemed shallow and tedious

  • Now we'll begin to see whether that support still runs shallow.
  • First, we need to cut back on activities that ruin their habitat, the shallow waters close to our coast.
  • McCartney shallow? It depends on whether one wants hummable riffs or Lennonesque angst.
News & Articles

  • Investigators Recreate Face Of Woman Found In Shallow Grave
    Texas investigators hope someone will recognize a forensic artist’s reconstruction of the face of a woman found buried in a shallow grave.
    June 15, 2013 - KWTX-TV Waco
  • Authorities investigate deck collapse at Florida sports bar
    Investigators began examining a twisted pile of concrete, metal and wood Friday to determine why a waterfront deck at a popular sports bar collapsed into shallow Biscayne Bay, injuring two dozen people gathered the night before to cheer the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals.
    June 15, 2013 - Denver Post
  • Authorities probe deck collapse at Fla. sports bar
    NORTH BAY VILLAGE, Fla. (AP) -- Investigators began examining a twisted pile of concrete, metal and wood on Friday to determine why a waterfront deck at a popular sports bar collapsed into shallow Biscayne Bay, injuring two dozen people gathered to cheer the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals.
    June 14, 2013 - The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports
Quotes

  • Barack Obama in Wall Street Journal
    President Obama said in his White House address last week that "part of the reason the oil companies are drilling a mile beneath the surface of the ocean" is "because we're running out of places to drill on land and in shallow water."

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