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trawl


Definition: Meaning of, trawl in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / trɔːl /

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trawl trawls
[countable]
  1. an act of searching through a lot of documents, lists etc in order to find something
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  2. also trawl net a wide net that is pulled along the bottom of the sea to catch fish
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Prsesent Past Past Participle
trawl trawled trawled
Present Participle Third Person Singular
trawling trawls
[intransitive and transitive]
  1. to search through a lot of documents, lists etc in order to find out information
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  2. to fish by pulling a special wide net behind a boat
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trawl used in phrases

  • trawl line (noun)
    1. usually suspended between buoys a long fishing line with many shorter lines and hooks attached to it
  • trawl net (noun)
    1. a conical fishnet dragged through the water at great depths
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