Associations to the word «Shallow»


SHALLOW, adjective. Having little depth; significantly less deep than wide.
SHALLOW, adjective. Extending not far downward.
SHALLOW, adjective. Concerned mainly with superficial matters.
SHALLOW, adjective. Lacking interest or substance.
SHALLOW, adjective. Not intellectually deep; not penetrating deeply; simple; not wise or knowing.
SHALLOW, adjective. (obsolete) Not deep in tone.
SHALLOW, adjective. (tennis) Not far forward, close to the net
SHALLOW, noun. A shallow portion of an otherwise deep body of water.
SHALLOW, noun. A fish, the rudd.
SHALLOW, verb. To make or become less deep
SHALLOW COPY, noun. (computing) A copy of a data structure which shares any linked structures with the original
SHALLOW EMBEDDING, noun. (logic) (uncountable) The act of representing one logic or language with another by providing a syntactic translation.
SHALLOW EMBEDDING, noun. (logic) (countable) A specific mechanism for such a syntactic translation.

Dictionary definition

SHALLOW, noun. A stretch of shallow water.
SHALLOW, verb. Make shallow; "The silt shallowed the canal".
SHALLOW, verb. Become shallow; "the lake shallowed over time".
SHALLOW, adjective. Lacking physical depth; having little spatial extension downward or inward from an outer surface or backward or outward from a center; "shallow water"; "a shallow dish"; "a shallow cut"; "a shallow closet"; "established a shallow beachhead"; "hit the ball to shallow left field".
SHALLOW, adjective. Not deep or strong; not affecting one deeply; "shallow breathing"; "a night of shallow fretful sleep"; "in a shallow trance".
SHALLOW, adjective. Lacking depth of intellect or knowledge; concerned only with what is obvious; "shallow people"; "his arguments seemed shallow and tedious".

Wise words

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