Headrope
Headrope Head"rope` (-r[=o]p`), n. (Naut.) That part of a boltrope which is sewed to the upper edge or head of a sail. [1913 Webster]

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  • headrope — (headline) The length of rope or wire in a trawl to which the top wings and cover netting are attached …   Fisheries — dictionary

  • headrope — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: Middle English hedrope, from hed head + rope 1. obsolete : a rope leading from a masthead as a stay 2. a. : a part of a boltrope that is sewed along the u …   Useful english dictionary

  • Headline — Head line ( l[imac]n ), n. 1. (Print.) The line at the head or top of a page. [1913 Webster] 2. (Naut.) See {Headrope}. [1913 Webster] 3. (Journalism) A title for an article in a newspaper, sometimes one line, sometimes more, set in larger and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • otter trawl — demersal trawl operated by a single vessel in which the horizontal opening of the net is achieved and maintained by angle towed otter boards (large rectangular boards of timber or steel) and the vertical opening by a combination of floats on the… …   Fisheries — dictionary

  • dragger trawl — otter trawl (a towed net that strains demersal fish out of the water. Rectangular otter boards of wood or steel on the tow ropes plane through the water and help keep the mouth open and give the trawl its name; floats on the headrope and weights… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • otter trawl — a towed net that strains demersal fish out of the water. Rectangular otter boards of wood or steel on the tow ropes plane through the water and help keep the mouth open and give the trawl its name; floats on the headrope and weights on the ground …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 提纲 — tígāng (1) [take a net by the headrope]∶提举网的总绳 (2) [grasp the key link; seize the key]∶比喻抓住大的或主要的 (3) [summary; outline]∶文章、 讲话等的内容要点 写发言提纲 …   Advanced Chinese dictionary

  • — I 紘 hóng (1) 冠冕两旁的带子, 下系于颌, 上结于呂 [ribbon on ancient hats] 纮, 冠卷也。 《说文》 纮, 束也, 凡笄贯于卷, 纮属于笄。 《广雅·释诂三》 管仲镂簋而朱纮。 《礼记·杂记》 (2) 又如: 纮綖(冠冕) (3) 编磐成组的绳子。 一说系鼗的绳子 [cord] 鼗倚于颂磬西纮。 《仪礼·大射礼》。 郑玄注: 纮, 编磐绳也。 (4) …   Advanced Chinese dictionary

  • — I 綱 gāng (1) (形声。 从糸(mì), 表示与线丝有关, 冈声。 本义: 提网的总绳) (2) 同本义 [headrope of a fishing net] 纲, 维紘绳也。 《说文》 若网在纲, 有条而不紊。 《书·盘庚》 纲纪四方。 《诗·大雅·棫朴》。 笺: 张之为纲, 理之为纪。 四方之纲。 《诗·大雅·卷阿》 举其宏纲。 《书·序》 …   Advanced Chinese dictionary

  • 纲举目张 — gāngjǔ mùzhāng [when the headrope of a fishing net is pulled up, all its meshes open] 大纲带动小目, 举一纲而张万目。 比喻条理分明。 也比喻做事抓住主要环节, 带动次要环节 一引其纲, 万目皆张。 《吕氏春秋·用民》 举一纲而万目张。 汉·郑玄《诗谱序》 看起来这类知识浩如烟海, 但只要抓住主要部分, 就可以纲举目张, 让我们理解它的梗概 …   Advanced Chinese dictionary

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