Pronunciation: (shōl),[key] —n. 1. a place where a sea, river, or other body of water is shallow.
2. a sandbank or sand bar in the bed of a body of water, esp. one that is exposed above the surface of the water at low tide.
—adj. of little depth, as water; shallow.
—v.i. to become shallow or more shallow.
—v.t. 1. to cause to become shallow.
2. Naut.to sail so as to lessen the depth of (the water under a vessel).
Pronunciation: (shōl),[key] —n. 1. any large number of persons or things.
2. a school of fish.