Meaning of SHINGLE in English

SHINGLE

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a shingle/pebble/pebbly beach (= covered with very small stones )

Both resorts have small shingle beaches.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

bank

We walked along the shingle bank - and it was then the blizzard hit us.

More than 80 of these include mudflats, sand dunes, salt marshes and shingle banks .

A nine-mile bleak shingle bank - growing each year - separating Orford from the sea.

Below Dalrachney the river levels out into long, steady-flowing, deep pools, interspersed by rough, shallow, shingle banks .

beach

The place fascinated me - narrow country roads, little lost villages, great shingle beaches and lonely salt marshes.

The concealed flakes must have reminded him of hunting for food on a shingle beach .

Taking courage in both hands, I began to steer the fish towards the shingle beach .

On the shingle beach , where the burnet rose grows, ringed plovers incubate eggs in shallow scrapes.

There is a shingle beach in the town, with bathing facilities.

The tide was high, he could hear the sound of waves on the shingle beach .

Bardolino is just five minutes by local bus from Garda and the shingle beaches are a ten minute walk from the village.

Colourful parasols dot its fine shingle beach and, inland, rolling rural landscapes await those who like to explore.

■ VERB

hang

Elsewhere anyone was at liberty to hang up a shingle and go into practice as a physician.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

All new shingle roofs need sun to melt the tar between the layers and make them stick together.

All the houses are wooden shingle , window boxes overflowing with wooden flowers on every balcony and window ledge.

It had two intact stone chimneys, green shingles, a boarded-up door, window frames with no windows.

The shingles were red and purple; some were the size of shirt buttons, some the size of chestnuts.

The place fascinated me - narrow country roads, little lost villages, great shingle beaches and lonely salt marshes.

The tide was high, he could hear the sound of waves on the shingle beach.

The trapped water pools and backs up under the shingles, where it can leak into the house.

They have washed up on a shingle strand beside a lonely and barely habitable estancia.

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