Definition of sandbar
: a ridge of sand built up by currents especially in a river or in coastal waters
Examples of sandbar in a Sentence
We walked out onto the sandbar at low tide.
Recent Examples of sandbar from the Web
The location is perfect, with a flawless powdered-sugar beach dotted with palapas just steps from the warm aquamarine water, which leads to a sandbar beloved for lazing and staying cool while still baking in the sun.
But sitting on the sandbar after a quick dip in the water, Simmons realized everyone on the beach was facing a different direction and pointing.
As the storm bore down on Mobile Bay, distress calls came in from all along the coast: from sailors in the water, people stranded on sandbars, frantic witnesses on land.
The 100-mile stretch of islands are, at times, nothing more than ribbon-like sandbars intersected by various waterways.
The course of the river also would more regularly meander as the waterway became blocked with sandbars and debris.
All that sandy soil and silt from the crumbling banks – combined with spillway debris washing down – have created massive new sandbars and covered large portions of the river bottom.
Kyle Overturf said, had gone in after his 19-year-old sister, who went off the sandbar into water over her head.
At the Riverside Hotel, 2900 Chinden Blvd., Garden City. 343-1871, RiversideBoise.com/dining/sandbar.
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First Known Use of sandbar
SANDBAR Defined for English Language Learners
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
Definition of sandbar for Students
: a ridge of sand formed in water by tides or currents
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