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Shallows where a lamb could wade and depths where an elephant would drown.
Matthew Henry

Meaning of "shallows" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SHALLOWS

shallows  [ˈʃæləʊz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SHALLOWS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Shallows is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SHALLOWS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Shallows

Shallows is a 1984 novel by Australian author Tim Winton about whaling. Shallows won the 1984 Miles Franklin Award. Carolyn See called it "a dark masterpiece that ranks with "Moby-Dick."...

Definition of shallows in the English dictionary

The definition of shallows in the dictionary is the shallows a shallow place in a body of water.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SHALLOWS


Allhallows
ˌɔːlˈhæləʊz
aloes
ˈæləʊz
alpha-cellulose
ˌælfəˈsɛljʊˌləʊz
amylose
ˈæmɪˌləʊz
bellows
ˈbɛləʊz
callose
ˈkæləʊz
cellulose
ˈsɛljʊˌləʊz
chloralose
ˈklɔːrələʊz
disclose
dɪsˈkləʊz
eclose
ɪˈkləʊz
enclose
ɪnˈkləʊz
foreclose
fɔːˈkləʊz
gallows
ˈɡæləʊz
hemicellulose
ˌhɛmɪˈsɛljʊˌləʊz
lignaloes
laɪˈnæləʊz
pilose
ˈpaɪləʊz
scapegallows
ˈskeɪpˌɡæləʊz
upclose
ʌpˈkləʊz
xylose
ˈzaɪləʊz
yellows
ˈjɛləʊz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SHALLOWS

shale oil
shalelike
shaley
shall
shalli
shallon
shalloon
shallop
shallot
shallow
shallow-minded
shallowly
shallowness
shalm
shalom
shalom aleichem
shalot
shalt
shalwar
shaly

WORDS THAT END LIKE SHALLOWS

All Hallows
arrows
come to blows
don´t knows
flyblows
French windows
how the wind blows
Independent Order of Oddfellows
marriage vows
narrows
pair of bellows
Rainbows
sorrows
stone the crows
take vows
the gallows
to take vows
vows
wedding vows
windows

Synonyms and antonyms of shallows in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «SHALLOWS»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «shallows» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of shallows

Translation of «shallows» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SHALLOWS

Find out the translation of shallows to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of shallows from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «shallows» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

浅滩
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

bajío
570 millions of speakers

English

shallows
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

shallows
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

المياه الضحلة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

отмели
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

parte rasa de um rio
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Shallows
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

haut-fond
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Cetek
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Untiefen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

浅瀬
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

>얕은 부분
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Cetha
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

vùng nước nông
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஆழமற்ற
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उथळ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

shallows
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

acque poco profonde
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

mielizny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

обмілини
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

adancituri
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

shallows
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

vlak water
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

grunda
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

grunne
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of shallows

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SHALLOWS»

The term «shallows» is regularly used and occupies the 73.897 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SHALLOWS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about shallows

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3 QUOTES WITH «SHALLOWS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word shallows.
1
Matthew Henry
Shallows where a lamb could wade and depths where an elephant would drown.
2
John Owen
In the divine Scriptures, there are shallows and there are deeps; shallows where the lamb may wade, and deeps where the elephant may swim.
3
William Shakespeare
There is a tide in the affairs of men, Which taken at the flood, leads on to fortune. Omitted, all the voyage of their life is bound in shallows and in miseries. On such a full sea are we now afloat. And we must take the current when it serves, or lose our ventures.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SHALLOWS»

Discover the use of shallows in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to shallows and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains
This is a book that will forever alter the way we think about media and our minds.
Nicholas Carr, 2011
2
The Shallows: How the internet is changing the way we think, ...
Rather it is a revelatory reminder of how far the Internet has become enmeshed in our daily existence and is affecting the way we think. This landmark book compels us all to look anew at our dependence on this all-pervasive technology.
Nicholas Carr, 2010
3
Skip Rock Shallows
Lilly Gray Corbett, a recent medical school grad, accepts an internship in the coal camp of Skip Rock, Kentucky, while her beau, Paul does his residency in Boston, but a handsome and oddly familiar miner soon gets her attention.
Jan Watson, 2012
4
Shallows
. . Tim Winton, in this admirable novel, deals with pride, loneliness, longing for love and the struggle between nostalgic heroes and the heroism of compassion’ The Times ‘All this is dazzling, dazzling.
Tim Winton, 2011
5
Sounding the Shallows: A Confederate Companion for the ...
A companion volume to Taken at the Flood, this work identifies areas of research and in-depth source material for studies of the Maryland Campaign of 1862.
Joseph L. Harsh, 2000
6
The Well and the Shallows
This early work by G. K. Chesterton was originally published in 1903. Gilbert Keith Chesterton was born in London in 1874. 'The Well and the Shallows' is one of Chesterton's works of fiction.
G. K. Chesterton, 2013
7
Past the Shallows: A Novel
A Novel Favel Parrett. walking and he found a shed he hadn't seen before. It was right in among the trees and it didn't have a door, just an opening, a wall missing. It was packed full of junk: rusted paint cans, an old lawn mower, a metal ...
Favel Parrett, 2014
8
Hidden Shallows
If you are easily offended or you are a stickler for political correctness, then perhaps this book is not for you.
John W. Fenn, 2010
9
Shallows of Night
A warrior and his magic guide fight to survive on a planet of ice Ronin never believed there could be life on the surface of the earth.
Eric Van Lustbader, 2014
10
Breaking the Surface: Inviting God Into the Shallows and the ...
Breaking the Surface, shows readers through personal examples and biblical stories how to use their five senses as a way of developing a more consistent, peaceful, and deeper relationship with their heavenly father.
Vicki J. Kuyper, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SHALLOWS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term shallows is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Review: 'Smosh: The Movie' Wades Through YouTube's Shallows
“People love watching jackasses doing stupid things!” yells the chief executive of a certain huge video-sharing company. “It's our bread and butter here at ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
2
Two swimmers injured diving in Susquehanna River shallows
Both occurred at the same spot, a shallow section of the river near Washington Boro where people like to beach their boats and swim, he said. The victim ... «LancasterOnline, Jun 15»
3
Shark Shallows: Where fins meet fingers
Shark Shallows, a 20,000-gallon figure eight-shaped tank, has a deep area with a window where the animals can swim by for a photo op and a shallow area ... «ABC NEWS 4, May 15»
4
New Street Records announce Shallows as second signing
The plan for Shallows in the short-term is to get involved more in playing live in Birmingham, before expanding to other cities. They're also keen to play festivals. «Birmingham Mail, Mar 15»
5
Book review: 'The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains …
Copies of this year's book, “The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains,” are available at the Summit County Library for purchase or to check out and ... «Summit Daily News, Mar 15»
6
Lions vs crocodile: Who will win epic battle in the muddy shallows of …
A showdown in the muddy shallows of a Kenyan river, the carcass of a dead elephant the prize. This pack of lions was snapped taking on an angry crocodile in a ... «Mirror.co.uk, Dec 14»
7
#ICastIt 'The Shallows' CD Kristen Beck Shares Her #1 Pet Peeve
Since San Francisco casting director Kristen Beck enjoyed her previous work on commercials and corporate projects with “The Shallows” director Joel Pincosy, ... «Back Stage, Nov 14»
8
The Worst Kept Secrets review: Political play never gets out of the …
His interest in the nexus of the political and the personal feels genuine but he doesn't force himself beyond the shallows to examine it. Those who know the more ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Nov 14»
9
Cape Town local photographs Cape cobra snake in shallows of …
A local strolling on a beach in Cape Town has snapped terrifying photos of a deadly Cape cobra in the shallows. The snake, which was estimated to be up to ... «Daily Mail, Nov 14»
10
Great white chokes to death on sea lion
The shark was filmed by a number of bystanders on a beach in the Mid-West on Saturday, as it swam into the shallows, beaching itself at times and thrashing ... «Stuff.co.nz, Jul 14»

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