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shingle in Geology topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishshingleshin‧gle /ˈʃɪŋɡəl/ noun  1 [countable, uncountable]TCB one of many small thin pieces of wood or another building material, fastened in rows to cover a roof or wall2 [uncountable]HEG small round pieces of stone on a beach the crash of waves on the shingle a shingle beach3 hang out your shingle
Examples from the Corpus
shingleThey have washed up on a shingle strand beside a lonely and barely habitable estancia.The place fascinated me - narrow country roads, little lost villages, great shingle beaches and lonely salt marshes.It had two intact stone chimneys, green shingles, a boarded-up door, window frames with no windows.All new shingle roofs need sun to melt the tar between the layers and make them stick together.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.The shingles were red and purple; some were the size of shirt buttons, some the size of chestnuts.All the houses are wooden shingle, window boxes overflowing with wooden flowers on every balcony and window ledge.shingle beachThere is a shingle beach in the town, with bathing facilities.The concealed flakes must have reminded him of hunting for food on a shingle beach.Colourful parasols dot its fine shingle beach and, inland, rolling rural landscapes await those who like to explore.The place fascinated me - narrow country roads, little lost villages, great shingle beaches and lonely salt marshes.Bardolino is just five minutes by local bus from Garda and the shingle beaches are a ten minute walk from the village.The tide was high, he could hear the sound of waves on the shingle beach.On the shingle beach, where the burnet rose grows, ringed plovers incubate eggs in shallow scrapes.Taking courage in both hands, I began to steer the fish towards the shingle beach.