fish farm
noun Date: 1865 a commercial facility for raising aquatic animals for human food • fish-farm transitive verb

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  • fish farm — UK US noun [C] (also fishery) ► PRODUCTION a place where fish are bred for sale as food: »About 43 percent of all fish eaten around the world are raised on fish farms, according to a U.N. report …   Financial and business terms

  • fish farm — n. a facility where fish and shellfish are grown commercially, as in ponds or tanks, for use as food fish farming n. fish farming …   English World dictionary

  • fish farm — fish .farm also fishery n an area of water used for breeding fish as a business >fish farming n [U] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fish farm — fish ,farm noun count an enclosed area of water where fish are BRED …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fish farm — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms fish farm : singular fish farm plural fish farms an enclosed area of water where fish are bred …   English dictionary

  • fish-farm — transitive verb see fish farm …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fish-farm — See fish farm. * * * …   Universalium

  • fish-farm — transitive verb see fish farm …   Useful english dictionary

  • fish farm — fish farming. a facility in which fish are bred for commercial purposes. [1860 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • fish farm — noun (C) an area of water used for breeding fish as a business fish farming noun (U) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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