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Meaning of “trawl” in the English Dictionary

"trawl" in British English

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trawlverb

uk   /trɔːl/  us   /trɑːl/
  • trawl verb (FISH)

[T] to ​pull a ​large, cone-shaped ​net through the ​sea at a ​deeplevel behind a ​specialboat in ​order to ​catchfish: They trawl these ​waters forcod.

trawlnoun [C]

uk   /trɔːl/  us   /trɑːl/
(Definition of trawl from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"trawl" in American English

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trawlverb [I/T]

 us   /trɔl/
to ​pull a ​largenet through the ​sea behind a ​boat in ​order to ​catchfish
(Definition of trawl from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “trawl”
in Spanish red de arrastre…
in Vietnamese lưới vét…
in Malaysian pukat tunda…
in Thai อวนลาก…
in French chalut…
in German das Schleppnetz…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鱼, 在…用拖网捕鱼…
in Indonesian pukat…
in Chinese (Traditional) 魚, 在…用拖網捕魚…
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