Trawlnet \Trawl"net`\, n. Same as {Trawl}, n., 2. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • trawlnet — trawl net n. A large tapered fishing net that is towed along the sea bottom. * * * …   Universalium

  • trawlnet — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: trawl (I) + net : trawl …   Useful english dictionary

  • trawl — or trawlnet [trôl] n. [< ? MDu traghel, dragnet < ? L tragula: see TRAIL] 1. a large, baglike net dragged by a boat along the bottom of a fishing bank: also trawlnet ☆ 2. a long line supported by buoys, from which many short fishing lines… …   English World dictionary

  • Trawlwarp — Trawl warp , n. A rope passing through a block, used in managing or dragging a trawlnet. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 拖网 — tuōwǎng [dragnet; trail net; trawl; trawlnet] 在船后拖着或拉着的网 …   Advanced Chinese dictionary

  • ground rope — noun : a weighted rope that keeps a trawlnet on the bottom …   Useful english dictionary

  • pole trawl — noun or pole seine : a trawlnet having the mouth spread open with a pole or beam …   Useful english dictionary

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