drop-net
1) a net that catches fish by dropping, without being cast
2) a modified fyke net used in winter

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • drop —   1. Trickle. Kulu, kahe, mākili.   Drop of rain, paka ua.   Drop of water, kulu wai, huna wai.   Drop of perspiration, mākili hou.   2. Let fall. Hā ule, hā ule ule, hā ulehia, ho ohā ule, ha ulena.   To drop dead, hina moe, hina make.   To drop …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • Drop Dead! — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Para otros usos de este término, véase Drop Dead. Drop Dead! Web Sitio web Sitio Oficial Drop Dead! …   Wikipedia Español

  • Drop.io — URL drop.io Slogan Simple, private sharing. Available language(s) English Owner …   Wikipedia

  • drop-shot — dropˈ shot noun (tennis, etc) A ball made to drop close to the net immediately after clearing it • • • Main Entry: ↑drop …   Useful english dictionary

  • drop shot — drop′ shot n. 1) spo a ball or shuttlecock so softly hit that it falls to the playing surface just after clearing the net, as in tennis or badminton 2) spo a ball so softly hit that it falls suddenly to the ground just after striking the front… …   From formal English to slang

  • drop shot — n. 1. shot made by letting molten metal fall in drops to solidify in a container of water below 2. Tennis, Volleyball, etc.Tennis Volleyball a shot hit lightly in which the ball drops just over the net with very little bounce …   English World dictionary

  • Drop shot — Tennis shots   Forehand Backhand Serve Volley Slice Lob Smash See also: Ace …   Wikipedia

  • drop shot — noun a soft return so that the tennis ball drops abruptly after crossing the net • Syn: ↑dink • Hypernyms: ↑return * * * noun 1. : a delicately hit ball or shuttlecock that drops quickly after crossing the net or dies after hitting the front wall …   Useful english dictionary

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