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Definition of the noun trawl
What does trawl mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: trawls
- a long fishing line with many shorter lines and hooks attached to it (usually suspended between buoys)
- a conical fishnet dragged through the water at great depths
Definition of the verb trawl
What does trawl mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: trawled | trawling | trawls
- fish with trawlers
- examples: The men trawl the area for animals | The men trawl for animals in the area
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Agent - being] [Verb] [Location] for [Theme] I hunted the woods for game | I searched the cave for treasure | I stalked the woods for game | We rummaged the drawer for important documents [Agent - being] [Verb] for [Theme] [Locative Preposition] [Location] I searched for treasure in the cave [Agent - being] [Verb] [Locative Preposition] [Location] I searched through America [Agent - being] [Verb] [Locative Preposition] [Location] for [Theme] I searched in the cave for treasure
Verbs of Searching (with the same syntax): advertise, check, comb, dive, drag, dredge, excavate, patrol, plumb, probe, prospect, prowl, quarry, rake, rifle, scavenge, scour, scout, search, shop, sift, troll, watch.
- lexical domain: Competition - verbs of fighting, athletic activities
- more generic word: fish = catch or try to catch fish or shellfish
Alternative definition of the verb trawl
- To take fish, or other marine animals, with a trawl.
- To fish from a slow moving boat.
- To make an exhaustive search for something within a defined area.
"Trawl" is a musical EP of Ed Tullett.
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Magistrates' Cases Relating to the Poor Law, the Criminal Law, Licensing and Other Subjects Chiefly Connected with the Duties and Office of Magistrates (1898)
Decided in the House of Lords, the Court of Appeal, the Queen's Bench Division, and in the Court for Crown Cases Reserved as Reported in the Law Journal Reports, 1894-1910
An otter trawl is an ingenious contrivance invented since the date of the by-laws, and dispenses with the beam.
Collected Essays (2011)
by Thomas Henry Huxley
The trawl is a sort of net for catching those fish which habitually live at the bottom of the sea, such as soles, plaice, turbot, and gurnett. The mouth of the net may be thirty or forty feet wide, and one edge of its mouth is fastened to a beam of wood ...
Shark! Shark! (2013)
A shrimp trawl is a tapering net affair with a wide mouth kept open by “legs” and spread lines, and measures perhaps sixty feet fore and aft when dragged along the bottom. The shrimp and other small fish are caught up by the net, and once ...
9th IFIP TC 6 International Conference, WWIC 2011, Vilanova i la Geltrú, Spain, June 15-17, 2011, Proceedings by Xavier Masip-Bruin, Dominique Verchere, Vassilis Tsaoussidis, Marcelo Yannuzzi
TRAWL is a feed forward neural network whose output layer is configurable for both homogeneous and heterogeneous networks. TRAWL uses an unsupervised back propagation learning mechanism, which captures predictable network ...
Focal Points in Geography (1967)
The trawl is a wide-mouthed sack made of net and it is towed along the sea bed, the mouth being kept open horizontally by means of two otter boards (seen fixed to the stern of the ship now the net is on board). Large spherical steel rollers ...
Handbook of Frozen Foods (2004)
by Y. H. Hui, Isabel Guerrero Legarretta, Miang Hoong Lim, K.D. Murrell, Wai-Kit Nip
The trawl is a large funnel,shaped bag held open by otter boards for entrapping the shrimps. However, this gear is quite low in specificity to the animal. Therefore considerable time is needed to separate the shrimp from other sea fishes ...
The School Journal (1899)
The trawl is a long set line with many hooks attached. The hooks are baited with sea clams, small fish and squids, the trawl is anchored at the bottom and lifted every few hours to remove the fish. It is an exciting time on board the fishing boats, ...
Ecology of Fresh Waters (2013)
A View for the Twenty-First Century by Brian R. Moss
Trawling is also a relatively non-selective method for bottom-living fish. The trawl is a bag of netting, kept open either by its resistance to movement through the water or by a wooden beam ...
The Seafood Industry (2012)
Species, Products, Processing, and Safety by Linda Ankenman Granata, George J. Flick, Jr., Roy E. Martin
Trawling is the most important fishing method used to harvest demersal (bottom fish) species such as cod, haddock, rockfish, flatfish, shrimp, which normally inhabit waters near the seabed. The trawl is a conical-shaped net with a wide mouth ...
A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...
TRAWL, v. trawl [from Eng. trail, mid.
by Hanneke J.G. Baretta-Bekker, Egbert K. Duursma, Bouwe R. Kuipers
trawl net towed by a ...
by William J. Davey, Richard MacKinnon
trawl noun; also string; compare backline a group of lobster traps, connected to a main line (backline) with a buoy at each end 1891 CANADA Sessional Papers of the Dominion of ...
Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (2015)
by Murali Mohan Hundigam
—pike Fish and rice dish—kedgeree Fish basket—creel Fish by dragging bagnet along seabed—trawl Fish commercially with nets—trawl Fish cured by bloating— bloater ...
From Genome to Environment
Bridle ' '\ / escapees <— Trawl Trawl escapees codend Sweep 4— zone Figure 11 Schematic showing path of a typical otter trawl. 1. Brett JR. The respiratory metabolism and swimming performance of.
by T. K. Pratt
dog trawl board 46 damage was never as great as it is now since the line was so heavy and it took a lot to move it. The trend towards the shorter dog-trawls occurred in the 19405 as haulers on boats were installed. Because these are so light, ...
by Louisa Pansegrouw
spiller, trawl fishing pole rod fishing port in England Falmouth fishing port in France St Tropez fishing reel winch fishing right piscary fishing rod pole fishing sloop smack fishing snare net fishing spear gaff, leister fishing spool reel fishing stick ...
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Video shows what trawl means. A net or dragnet used for trawling.. A long fishing line having many short lines bearing hooks attached to it; a setline.. trawl ...
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Scrabble value of T1R1A1W4L1
The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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