sandbar

[ US /ˈsændˌbɑɹ/ ]
[ UK /sˈændbɑː/ ]
NOUN
  1. a bar of sand
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How To Use sandbar In A Sentence

  • Falling water levels expose a sandbar in the Great Lakes'St. Clair River.
  • Here on these wind blown islands with their indescribable untouched beauty, you travel among spectacular sandbars and reefs in search of natural produce.
  • The ship had ran aground on a sandbar at the mouth of the inlet.
  • The pirogue was still quite firmly settled into the Missouri mud, though in fact it was no worse off than the steamer, grounded for the night on what the river men called a riffle, or sandbar. The Berrybender Narratives
  • With permission to land on the island, Roebuck Bay's sleek tender vessels conveyed all to a small sandbar inside the lagoon.
  • Kaneohe Bay, on the Hawaiian island of Oahu, is a pupping ground for the scalloped hammerhead as well as a favorite haunt of the sandbar shark, a typical, blunt-headed reef shark.
  • During the first winter of his study, based at California's Point Reyes National Seashore, Myers observed that sanderlings, when not foraging, roosted amicably in large flocks on sandbars.
  • Where there is now a sandbar, there should be a river.
  • He also had a ship built in Scotland, especially for crossing the sandbars of the mouth.
  • Wayne Stancill, a U.S. Fish and Wildlife hydraulic engineer, wants to document the rate at which the river creates new shallow-water habitat for endangered fish such as pallid sturgeon, and bare sandbars where endangered bird species such as the piping plover and least tern can nest. Flood opens doors to research; Lack of funds may close them
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