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reef1 British & World English

A ridge of jagged rock, coral, or sand just above or below the surface of the sea

reef2 British & World English

Each of the several strips across a sail which can be taken in or rolled up to reduce the area exposed to the wind

reef English Thesaurus

waves crashed over the reef

reef flat British & World English

The horizontal upper surface of a coral reef

reef knot British & World English

A type of double knot which is made symmetrically to hold securely and cast off easily

coral reef British & World English

A ridge of rock in the sea formed by the growth and deposit of coral

patch reef British & World English

A small isolated platform of coral

barrier reef British & World English

A coral reef close and running parallel to the shore but separated from it by a channel of deep water

fringing reef British & World English

A coral reef that lies close to the shore

reef-builder British & World English

A marine organism, especially a coral, which builds reefs

Great Barrier Reef British & World English

A coral reef in the western Pacific, off the coast of Queensland, Australia. It extends for about 2,000 km (1,250 miles), roughly parallel to the coast, and is the largest coral reef in the world

Capitol Reef National Park British & World English

A preserve in south central Utah, noted for its fossils and rock formations