Definition of rock pool in English:

rock pool


  • A pool of water among rocks, typically along a shoreline.

    • ‘It also has a rock pool with a small waterfall carved right into the cliff below the compound.’
    • ‘At low tide opposite the aquarium and also at the end of the roads north or south of the Peninsula there are reefs and rock pools well worth exploring.’
    • ‘She waded through the gentle salt water separating rock pools and cave and huddled in a corner where her mother used to take her.’
    • ‘The programme of events includes displays of top-class water and beach sports, guided walks, exhibits of our marine heritage, getting up close to the creatures that live in our oceans and coastal rock pools.’
    • ‘I found a perfect little cave with pebbles scattered on the floor, and just next to it a rock pool.’
    • ‘He and Passareil had been sitting on the edge of a small rock pool and when he looked up they were surrounded by others listening.’
    • ‘There was a waterfall with a rounded rock pool, where we would go swimming after working in the villages and on the nature trails.’
    • ‘She looked back across the beach towards the rock pool at the base of the cliff.’
    • ‘The proposal makes detailed suggestions for specific alterations and additions, such as an information panel about the marine life of the rock pools below.’
    • ‘The morning will begin with a chance to either relax beside a rock pool or head off on a brisk walk along England Creek.’


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