shallow water


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shallow water

[′shal·ō ′wȯd·ər]
(hydrology)
Water of such a depth that bottom topography affects surface waves.
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On the farther bank from me the trees rose thickly again, and shut out the view, and cast their black shadows on the sluggish, shallow water.
As it happened the ship had already turned into the river mouth and was close to comparatively shallow water.
It lies just under the surface of a thin sheet of sham information and instruction, just as the black and blood-stained well lies just under that floor of shallow water and flat weeds.
Below us, to the north, we saw a large pool lying at the foot of the cliffs, and in it we could discern the women of the Band-lu lying in the shallow waters, while beyond and close to the base of the mighty barrier-cliffs there was a large party of Band-lu warriors going north to hunt.
The garden, about half an acre in size, is margined by the Brillante, so named from the particles of mica which sparkle in its bed elsewhere than in the Val- Noble, where its shallow waters are stained by the dyehouses, and loaded with refuse from the other industries of the town.
The shallow water meant the man damaged his ankle on impact and couldn't swim.
The project will be constructed on land owned by the Corps, and will result in the creation of 11 acres of shallow water habitat that is intended to benefit the federally endangered pallid sturgeon and other native fish and wildlife species.
Shelf Drilling is the world's largest independent leg cantilever (ILC) jackup fleet operator focused solely on shallow water markets.
The first well is located in the north west of Duba city, in the shallow water, while the other well is in the deep water opposite the city, al-Naimi said, according to SPA.
The design also allows for hydrocarbon storage, if needed, which can eliminate separate shallow water drilling units and provides a high level of flexibility for the operator.
Adkerson, Co-Chairmen of McMoRan said: We are pleased to complete this important acquisition which enables us to effectively double our participation in our key exploration and production projects in the shallow waters of the GOM.
They prefer shallow waters in lakes and ponds, often with a sandy bottom.

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