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See definition of shoaler on Dictionary.com
  • as inshallow
  • as insuperficial
  • as insurface
  • as inone-dimensional

synonyms for shoaler

  • empty
  • flat
  • hollow
  • trivial
  • shelf
  • shoal
  • slight
  • surface
  • trifling
  • cursory
  • depthless
  • inconsiderable
  • sand bar
  • superficial
  • unsound

antonyms for shoaler

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  • full
  • raised
  • important
  • significant
  • aware
  • considered
  • deep
  • intelligent
  • thoughtful
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    How to use shoaler in a sentence

    The soundings were indicating shoaler water, although the murmuring of the surf had been left far astern.
    THE CRUSADE OF THE EXCELSIORBRET HARTE
    The hunt had swept on through shoaler water, but there was a cheer from the stragglers across the river.
    THE PROTECTORHAROLD BINDLOSS
    As the water grew shoaler I could see an even pipe clay bottom, on which our boat grounded an hundred yards from the shore.
    NARRATIVE OF THE SHIPWRECK OF THE BRIG BETSEY, OF WISCASSET, MAINE, AND MURDER OF FIVE OF HER CREW, BY PIRATES,DANIEL COLLINS
    The bottom is of rocks, gravel, and mud; the shoaler portions are sharp and rocky.
    FISHING GROUNDS OF THE GULF OF MAINEWALTER H. RICH
    The bottom is rocky on the shoaler parts, with gravel and pebbles on the edges.
    FISHING GROUNDS OF THE GULF OF MAINEWALTER H. RICH
    The tide was now running out, and consequently the more we neared the shore, the shoaler the water got.
    CANADIAN WILDSMARTIN HUNTER
    The shoaler areas are usually indicated by sanding the outer limit or the entire area within the depth curve.
    NAUTICAL CHARTSG. R. PUTNAM
    Isolated soundings shoaler than the surrounding depths should be avoided, as there may be less water than shown.
    NAUTICAL CHARTSG. R. PUTNAM
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