- adj. 浅的；肤浅的
- n. [地理] 浅滩
- vt. 使变浅
- vi. 变浅
- n. (Shallow)人名；(英)沙洛
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1. 形近词：wallow, tallow, swallow, shallow, sallow, hallow, callow, fallow.
来自古英语 sceald,浅的，来自 Proto-Germanic*skalaz,晒干的，浅的，来自 PIE*skel,使变干， 可能来自 PIE*skai,照耀，照射，词源同 shine,sheen.引申比喻义浅薄的。
- shallow (adj.)
- c. 1400, schalowe "not deep," probably from or related to Old English sceald (see shoal (n.)). Of breathing, attested from 1875; of thought or feeling, "superficial," first recorded 1580s. The noun, usually shallows, is first recorded 1570s, from the adjective.
- 1. The shallow sea bed yields up an abundance of food.
- 2. With one exce-ption his novels are shallow and lifeless things.
- 3. Lowered sea levels exposed the shallow continental shelf beneath the Bering Sea.
- 4. She began to hear her own taut, shallow breathing.
- 5. The evening news is often criticized for being shallow.
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