There are 2 translations of shoal in Spanish:

shoal1

Pronunciation: /ʃəʊl/

n

  • 1 1.1 (of fish) cardumen (m), banco (m)
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    • All the same we took about thirty fish from the shoal before they became too cross with us to feed on.
    • Huge dense shoals of fish cover the forward quarter of the wreck.
    • Last year they found some big shoals of bream below Kings Lawn and really hammered them out.
    1.2 (large number) montón (m) [familiar/colloquial]
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    • In the end I found a whole shoal of them in the sports section.
    • Before the current intifada began in 2000, shoals of tourists made it difficult to move in these lanes.
    • The popular take-away and restaurant in Chippenham has been short-listed for the area title of the contest, after shoals of nominations from its customers.
  • 2 (sandbank) bajío (m), banco (m) de arena
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    • Of course, an unintended consequence of these jetties was that they created offshore shoals and sandbars that tended to magnify the waves here.
    • These offer information about shifting shoals, sandbars and such that can be critical for boaters and productive for fishers.
    • Oregon's lighthouses were all but inaccessible when they were built in the 19th century, near shoals and sandbars, treacherous offshore rocks and reefs.

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There are 2 translations of shoal in Spanish:

shoal2

adj

  • (AmE) poco profunda

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Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.