Fishing net
Fishing Fish"ing, a. [From {Fishing}, n.] Pertaining to fishing; used in fishery; engaged in fishing; as, fishing boat; fishing tackle; fishing village. [1913 Webster]

{Fishing fly}, an artificial fly for fishing.

{Fishing line}, a line used in catching fish.

{Fishing net}, a net of various kinds for catching fish; including the bag net, casting net, drag net, landing net, seine, shrimping net, trawl, etc.

{Fishing rod}, a long slender rod, to which is attached the line for angling.

{Fishing smack}, a sloop or other small vessel used in sea fishing.

{Fishing tackle}, apparatus used in fishing, as hook, line, rod, etc.

{Fishing tube} (Micros.), a glass tube for selecting a microscopic object in a fluid. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • fishing net — net (an open mesh structure formed by cords linked by knots (or other linking methods such as weaving) used for capturing or confining aquatic organisms like fishes) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fishing net — net which is put into the sea in order to trap fish …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fishing net — noun a net that will enclose fish when it is pulled in (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑fishnet • Hypernyms: ↑net • Hyponyms: ↑drift net, ↑gill net, ↑landing net, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chinese fishing net — a shore operated lift net, 20 metres or more across and 10 metres or more tall, found in Cochin (Kochi), south India. The net is a cantilever with the net suspended over the sea and large stones suspended from ropes as counterweights at the other …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Fishing — Fish ing, a. [From {Fishing}, n.] Pertaining to fishing; used in fishery; engaged in fishing; as, fishing boat; fishing tackle; fishing village. [1913 Webster] {Fishing fly}, an artificial fly for fishing. {Fishing line}, a line used in catching… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fishing fly — Fishing Fish ing, a. [From {Fishing}, n.] Pertaining to fishing; used in fishery; engaged in fishing; as, fishing boat; fishing tackle; fishing village. [1913 Webster] {Fishing fly}, an artificial fly for fishing. {Fishing line}, a line used in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fishing line — Fishing Fish ing, a. [From {Fishing}, n.] Pertaining to fishing; used in fishery; engaged in fishing; as, fishing boat; fishing tackle; fishing village. [1913 Webster] {Fishing fly}, an artificial fly for fishing. {Fishing line}, a line used in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fishing rod — Fishing Fish ing, a. [From {Fishing}, n.] Pertaining to fishing; used in fishery; engaged in fishing; as, fishing boat; fishing tackle; fishing village. [1913 Webster] {Fishing fly}, an artificial fly for fishing. {Fishing line}, a line used in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fishing smack — Fishing Fish ing, a. [From {Fishing}, n.] Pertaining to fishing; used in fishery; engaged in fishing; as, fishing boat; fishing tackle; fishing village. [1913 Webster] {Fishing fly}, an artificial fly for fishing. {Fishing line}, a line used in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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