sandbar

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noun sand·bar \-ˌbär\

Definition of sandbar

  1. :  a ridge of sand built up by currents especially in a river or in coastal waters

Examples of sandbar in a Sentence

  1. We walked out onto the sandbar at low tide.

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First Known Use of sandbar

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SANDBAR Defined for English Language Learners

sandbar

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Definition of sandbar for English Language Learners

  • : a raised area of sand with a top that is near or just above the surface of the water in an ocean, lake, or river


SANDBAR Defined for Kids

sandbar

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noun sand·bar \ˈsand-ˌbär\

Definition of sandbar for Students

  1. :  a ridge of sand formed in water by tides or currents


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