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shallow 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˈSHalō/,
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shallower, comparative; shallowest, superlative;
  1. Of little depth
    • - serve the noodles in a shallow bowl
    • - being fairly shallow, the water was warm
  2. Situated at no great depth
    • - the shallow bed of the North Sea
  3. Varying only slightly from a specified or understood line or direction, esp. the horizontal
    • - a shallow roof
  4. Not exhibiting, requiring, or capable of serious thought
    • - a shallow analysis of contemporary society
  5. (of breathing) Taking in little air

Verb
  1. (of the sea, a lake, or a river) Become less deep over time or in a particular place
    • - the boat ground to a halt where the water shallowed
Noun
  1. An area of the sea, a lake, or a river where the water is not very deep


  1. make shallow; "The silt shallowed the canal"
  2. 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"
  3. shoal: a stretch of shallow water
  4. lacking depth of intellect or knowledge; concerned only with what is obvious; "shallow people"; "his arguments seemed shallow and tedious"
  5. (shallowness) superficiality: lack of depth of knowledge or thought or feeling
  6. (shallowness) the quality of lacking physical depth; "take into account the shallowness at that end of the pool before you dive"
  7. "Shallow" is a single by British progressive rock band Porcupine Tree, from the album Deadwing, released in January 2005 in the United States for radio broadcast purposes. The song managed to enter the Billboard's Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, peaking at #26, without the help of any music video.
  8. Shallows is a 1984 novel by Australian author Tim Winton about whaling.
  9. A shallow portion of an otherwise deep body of water; To make or become less deep; Having little depth; significantly less deep than wide; Extending not far downward; Concerned mainly with superficial matters; Lacking interest or substance
  10. (Shallowness) The root cause of chronic good health, high school popularity, appearance on the fiction bestseller lists, and gainful employment on local TV news broadcasts.
  11. (Shallows) a term applied to a shallow place or area in a body of water; a shoal.
  12. (Shallows) the rim of quiet water that decreases swiftly in depth along the edges of a river.
  13. Narrow clubface. Or a flattish angle of attack into the ball.
  14. A weak, feeble, watery or diluted wine lacking concentration is said to be shallow.
  15. A box that is 5 11/16 or 5 3/4" deep with frames that are 5 1/2" deep.
  16. or shelf is used for shallower depths which may include standing jackup oil drilling or production rigs. Similarly, jackup barges are frequently used in the construction of monopile-foundation, fixed-bottom wind turbines.
  17. Any depth of water less than 2 meters deep.
  18. measuring only a short distance from the top to the bottom [opposite of deep]
  19. When a volleyball player calls another player fat and she is only 2 ounces lighter than the girl she called fat.
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  21. or unconfined wells are completed in the uppermost saturated aquifer at that location (the upper unconfined aquifer).
  22. of little depth; not deep: shallow water.