Definition of sandbank in English:

sandbank

Line breaks: sand|bank
Pronunciation: /ˈsan(d)baŋk
 
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noun

A deposit of sand forming a shallow area in the sea or a river.
More example sentences
  • Shoal water is an area made shallow by a sandbank or sandbar.
  • I know now, that the place names in shipping forecasts are usually sandbanks, river estuaries, and those types of things.
  • The new hovercraft, designed to be used on mud and sandbanks as well as shallow water, was unveiled at the RNLI lifeboat station in Morecambe, Lancashire.

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