sandbar
noun Date: 1766 a ridge of sand built up by currents especially in a river or in coastal waters

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  • sandbar — ☆ sandbar [sand′bär΄ ] n. a ridge or shoal of sand formed in a river or along a shore by the action of currents or tides: also sand bar * * * sand·bar (săndʹbär ) n. A ridge of sand formed in a river or along a shore by the action of waves or… …   Universalium

  • sandbar — 1766, from SAND (Cf. sand) (n.) + BAR (Cf. bar) (n.1) …   Etymology dictionary

  • sandbar — ► NOUN ▪ a long, narrow sandbank …   English terms dictionary

  • sandbar — ☆ sandbar [sand′bär΄ ] n. a ridge or shoal of sand formed in a river or along a shore by the action of currents or tides: also sand bar …   English World dictionary

  • sandbar — [[t]sæ̱ndbɑː(r)[/t]] sandbars also sand bar N COUNT A sandbar is a sandbank which is found especially at the mouth of a river or harbour …   English dictionary

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  • sandbar — a ridge of sand or silt formed in rivers by water action …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • sandbar — noun a ridge of sand caused by the action of waves along a shore …   Wiktionary

  • sandbar — Synonyms and related words: ait, archipelago, atoll, bank, bar, cay, continental island, coral head, coral heads, coral island, coral reef, flat, ford, holm, insularity, ironbound coast, island, island group, islandology, isle, islet, key, ledges …   Moby Thesaurus

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