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sandbarnoun [C]

uk   /ˈsænd.bɑːr/  us   /-bɑːr/
a ​longraisedarea of ​sand below the ​surface of the ​water, ​especially where a ​riverenters the ​sea, usually ​formed by ​movingcurrents
(Definition of sandbar from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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sandbarnoun [C]

 /ˈsændˌbɑr/
a ​bank (= ​raisedarea) of ​sand that ​exists just below the ​surface or a ​sea or ​river
(Definition of sandbar from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sandbar”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指河口的)沙洲,沙堤…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指河口的)沙洲,沙堤…
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