[ adjective ] lacking physical depth; having little spatial extension; downward ("shallow water"
"a shallow dish") inward from an outer surface ("a shallow cut") backward ("a shallow closet") or outward from a center
Used in print(M. Yokoyama et al., "Chemical and serological...)
the other , a shallow concave gradient ( Fig. 1 ) , was produced with a so-called `` cone sphere '' apparatus , the `` cone '' being a 2 - liter Erlenmeyer_flask and the `` sphere , '' a 2 - liter round-bottom flask .(Jim Berry Pearson, The Maxwell Land Grant....)
At a very shallow place , two Mexicans rushed into the open for a shot .(Bruce Palmer, "My Brother's Keeper", Many Are...)
Watson watched two of them flounder into the shallow water and listened to their voices beg shrilly .
[ adjective ] lacking depth of intellect or knowledge; concerned only with what is obvious
"shallow people" "his arguments seemed shallow and tedious"