from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A ridge of sand formed in a river or along a shore by the action of waves or currents.
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- n. A ridge of sand caused by the action of waves along a shore.
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- n. a bar of sand
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"I suppose you know where every hidden rock and sunken tree and sandbar is in this river?"
Having -- but what they didn ` t know is they bumped into a kind of false sandbar, which is actually notorious in Amagansett.
Similar to the plunder of limestone in the Jaffna Peninsula, agents of Colombo are now engaged in scooping the sand dunes of the Ma'n'niththalai sandbar, which is of immense natural beauty and of archaeological as well as tourist potentiality, sources in Poonakari said.
State conservation enforcement officers boarded five vessels, issued nine warnings and terminated two boating trips during stepped-up marine safety patrols around the Ahu O Laka sandbar in Kaneohe Bay over the Labor Day weekend.
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Passing near the southern shore, the bank fell in so fast as to oblige us to cross the river instantly, between the northern side and a sandbar which is constantly moving and banking with the violence of the current.
History of the Expedition under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clark, Vol. I. To the Sources of the Missouri, Thence Across the Rocky Mountains and Down the River Columbia to the Pacific Ocean. Performed During the Years 1804-5-6.
When the Titan hits a "sandbar" in space, lurching to a halt and wreaking havoc on the ship and its systems, it ends up in the middle of a centuries-long war.
The far south end of the lake is the "sandbar" area.
Or perhaps "cities" is more appropriate, since there are two sites: one, the popular sandbar, best for snorkellers; the other, some distance away, where divers kneel in wait just four metres down.
I was so close to Kenny Chesney I was in the "sandbar" at the 50,000-plus Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia that I could see his armpit hair.