dip net
noun Date: 1820 a bag net with a handle that is used especially to scoop fish from the water • dipnet transitive verb

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  • dip-net — dipˈ net noun A long handled net for dipping up fish • • • Main Entry: ↑dip * * * dip net see dip n …   Useful english dictionary

  • dip|net — «DIHP NEHT», noun, verb, net|ted, net|ting. –n. a net with a long handle for scooping up fish. –v.t., v.i. to catch (fish) with a dipnet: »Dipnetting of Chinook salmon by Indians at the Celilo Falls... (New Scientist) …   Useful english dictionary

  • dip net — noun : a small bag net usually with a rigid support about the mouth and a long handle used to scoop small fishes and other aquatic life from the water * * * 1. n. a small fishing net with a long handle 2. v. (dip net) [trans.] catch (fish) using… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dip-net — 1) a bag shaped net held open by a square, triangular or rounded frame on the end of a long pole. Used to scoop fish from the water, either on small scale in streams or ponds or commercially from large catches. May be quite large and pivoted on a …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • dip-net fishery — a traditional native fishery for salmonids where fish are captured using long handled dip nets, usually at waterfalls or other obstructions, which congregate the fish and make them more vulnerable to harvest …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • stick-held dip-net — a Japanese lift net (q.v.) spread and suspended by poles from the side of a ship. Fish are attracted to the other side of the ship by strong lights which are then switched off and lights illuminated over the net to guide fish around and under the …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • net —   The most common kinds are upena (see Haw. Eng. entry and entries that follow it), kōkō. See float, mesh, seine.    ♦ Various kinds:    ♦ Throwing net, upena kiloi, upena ho olei, upena kiola, uhina.    ♦ Drag net, lau, laukō, alihilele.    ♦… …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • Dip-Pen Nanolithography — (DPN) is a scanning probe lithography technique where an atomic force microscope tip is used to transfer molecules to a surface via a solvent meniscus. This technique allows surface patterning on scales of under 100 nanometres. DPN is the… …   Wikipedia

  • dip — 1. (dip) (2404↑, 636↓) to leave abruptly. To get the hell out of somewhere. When I saw the Vanilla Ice cd in my date s cd player, I knew I had to dip. Author: Laura Claire http://dip.urbanup.com/697887 2. (dip) (1918↑, 571↓) Dip is a form of… …   Urban English dictionary

  • dip — Magnetic Mag*net ic, Magnetical Mag*net ic*al, a. [L. magneticus: cf. F. magn[ e]tique.] 1. Pertaining to the magnet; possessing the properties of the magnet, or corresponding properties; as, a magnetic bar of iron; a magnetic needle. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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