Translation of "trawl" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

trawl

verb uk /trɔːl/ us /trɑːl/
FISH

[ T ] to pull a large, cone-shaped net through the sea at a deep level behind a special boat in order to catch fish

在…用拖网捕鱼
They trawl these waters for cod. 他们用拖网在这些水域里捕鳕鱼。
SEARCH 搜寻

[ I or T, usually + adv/prep ] to search among a large number or many different places in order to find people or information you want

搜寻;网罗
The software is used to trawl for information on the internet.
You need to trawl through a lot of data to get results that are valid. 要想获得有效的结果你得搜寻大量的资料。
noun [ C ] uk /trɔːl/ us /trɑːl/
SEARCH 搜寻

a search among a large number or many different places in order to find people or information you want

搜寻;网罗
We did a wide trawl to find the right person to play the part. 我们到处物色扮演这个角色的合适人选。
NET

also trawl net a large, cone-shaped net used for trawling the water for fish

拖网

(Translation of “trawl” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)