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bream 1

 (brēm, brĭm)
n. pl. bream or breams
1. Any of various freshwater cyprinid fishes, especially Abramis brama of Eurasia, having a compressed silvery body.
2. A similar fish, especially:
a. Any of various marine fishes of the family Sparidae, such as a porgy or a sea bream.
b. Any of various freshwater sunfishes of the family Centrarchidae, such as the bluegill.

[Middle English breme, from Old French, of Germanic origin.]

bream 2

 (brēm)
tr.v. breamed, bream·ing, breams Nautical
To clean (a wooden ship's hull) by applying heat to soften the pitch and then scraping.

[From Middle Dutch brem(e), furze, broom.]

bream

(briːm; Austral brɪm) or

brim

n, pl bream or brim
1. (Animals) any of several Eurasian freshwater cyprinid fishes of the genus Abramis, esp A. brama, having a deep compressed body covered with silvery scales
2. (Animals) white bream silver bream a similar cyprinid, Blicca bjoerkna
3. (Animals) short for sea bream
4. (Animals) Austral any of various marine fishes
[C14: from Old French bresme, of Germanic origin; compare Old High German brahsema; perhaps related to brehan to glitter]

bream

(briːm)
vb
(Nautical Terms) nautical (formerly) to clean debris from (the bottom of a vessel) by heating to soften the pitch
[C15: probably from Middle Dutch bremme broom; from using burning broom as a source of heat]

Bream

(briːm)
n
(Biography) Julian (Alexander). born 1933, English guitarist and lutenist

bream

(brɪm, brim)

n., pl. (esp. collectively) bream, (esp. for kinds or species) breams.
1. any carplike fish of the European genus Abramis, as A. brama.
2. any of several porgies, as the sea bream, Archosargus rhomboidalis.
3. any sunfish of the genus Lepomis, as the bluegill.
[1350–1400; Middle English breme < Anglo-French; Old French bresme, braisme < Frankish *brahsima; compare Old High German brahsema, Dutch brasem]

Bream

(brim)

n. Julian (Alexander),
born 1933, English guitarist and lutanist.

bream


Past participle: breamed
Gerund: breaming

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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
I have breamed
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Past Continuous
I was breaming
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Past Perfect
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Future
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Future Perfect
I will have breamed
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Future Continuous
I will be breaming
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been breaming
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Conditional
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Past Conditional
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bream - flesh of various freshwater fishes of North America or of Europebream - flesh of various freshwater fishes of North America or of Europe
freshwater bream, bream - any of various usually edible freshwater percoid fishes having compressed bodies and shiny scales; especially (but not exclusively) of the genus Lepomis
freshwater fish - flesh of fish from fresh water used as food
2.bream - flesh of any of various saltwater fishes of the family Sparidae or the family Bramidaebream - flesh of any of various saltwater fishes of the family Sparidae or the family Bramidae
sea bream, bream - any of numerous marine percoid fishes especially (but not exclusively) of the family Sparidae
saltwater fish - flesh of fish from the sea used as food
3.bream - any of numerous marine percoid fishes especially (but not exclusively) of the family Sparidae
order Perciformes, order Percomorphi, Perciformes, Percomorphi - one of the largest natural groups of fishes of both marine and fresh water: true perches; basses; tuna
percoid, percoid fish, percoidean - any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes
Brama raii, pomfret - deep-bodied sooty-black pelagic spiny-finned fish of the northern Atlantic and northern Pacific; valued for food
porgy - important deep-bodied food and sport fish of warm and tropical coastal waters; found worldwide
European sea bream, Pagellus centrodontus - food fish of European coastal waters
Archosargus rhomboidalis, Atlantic sea bream - sea bream of warm Atlantic waters
black bream, Chrysophrys australis - important dark-colored edible food and game fish of Australia
sea bream, bream - flesh of any of various saltwater fishes of the family Sparidae or the family Bramidae
4.bream - any of various usually edible freshwater percoid fishes having compressed bodies and shiny scales; especially (but not exclusively) of the genus Lepomis
Abramis brama, European bream - European freshwater fish having a flattened body and silvery scales; of little value as food
order Perciformes, order Percomorphi, Perciformes, Percomorphi - one of the largest natural groups of fishes of both marine and fresh water: true perches; basses; tuna
centrarchid, sunfish - small carnivorous freshwater percoid fishes of North America usually having a laterally compressed body and metallic luster: crappies; black bass; bluegills; pumpkinseed
bluegill, Lepomis macrochirus - important edible sunfish of eastern and central United States
Lepomis punctatus, spotted sunfish, stumpknocker - inhabits streams from South Carolina to Florida; esteemed panfish
bream, freshwater bream - flesh of various freshwater fishes of North America or of Europe
Verb1.bream - clean (a ship's bottom) with heat
clean, make clean - make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from; "Clean the stove!"; "The dentist cleaned my teeth"
Translations
بريمسمك
brema
cejn velký
brasen
bramo
latikas
lahna
brèmebrème communepageot
deverika
dévérkeszeg
abramideabramide commune
sparulus
karšis
brasme
bremă
ploščič
braxen
çapak balığı

bream

[briːm] N (= sea bream) → besugo m

bream

nBrasse f, → Brachsen m

bream

[briːm] nabramide m comune