Landing net
Landing Land"ing, a. Of, pertaining to, or used for, setting, bringing, or going, on shore. [1913 Webster]

{Landing charges}, charges or fees paid on goods unloaded from a vessel.

{Landing net}, a small, bag-shaped net, used in fishing to take the fish from the water after being hooked.

{Landing stage}, a floating platform attached at one end to a wharf in such a manner as to rise and fall with the tide, and thus facilitate passage between the wharf and a vessel lying beside the stage.

{Landing waiter}, a customhouse officer who oversees the landing of goods, etc., from vessels; a landwaiter. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • landing net — n BrE a net on a long handle used for lifting a fish out of the water after you have caught it …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • landing net — n. a small, baglike net attached to a long handle, for taking a hooked fish from the water …   English World dictionary

  • landing net — /ˈlændɪŋ nɛt/ (say landing net) noun a scoop shaped net, used for lifting a hooked fish out of the water and on to the land or boat …   Australian English dictionary

  • landing net — a net on the end of a pole used to scoop up a large fish caught by angling. Pole length, net size and net shape vary …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • landing net — Angling. a small, bag shaped net with a handle at the mouth, for scooping a hooked fish out of the water and bringing it to shore or into a boat. [1645 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • landing net — noun (C) a net on a long handle used for lifting a fish out of the water after you have caught it …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • landing net — A net used to land a fish after it is hooked. Commonwealth v Wetherill, 8 Pa Dist 653, 655 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • landing net — noun a bag shaped fishnet on a long handle to take a captured fish from the water • Hypernyms: ↑fishnet, ↑fishing net • Member Holonyms: ↑fishing gear, ↑tackle, ↑fishing tackle, ↑fishing rig, ↑rig …   Useful english dictionary

  • landing-net — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Landing — Land ing, a. Of, pertaining to, or used for, setting, bringing, or going, on shore. [1913 Webster] {Landing charges}, charges or fees paid on goods unloaded from a vessel. {Landing net}, a small, bag shaped net, used in fishing to take the fish… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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