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Definitions of shallow:

  • noun:   a stretch of shallow water
  • verb:   become shallow
    Example: "The lake shallowed over time"
  • verb:   make shallow
    Example: "The silt shallowed the canal"
  • adjective:   lacking depth of intellect or knowledge; concerned only with what is obvious
    Example: "Shallow people"
  • adjective:   lacking physical depth; having little spatial extension downward or inward from an outer surface or backward or outward from a center
    Example: "Shallow water"
  • adjective:   not deep or strong; not affecting one deeply
    Example: "Shallow breathing"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #45461)


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